About Treasury Operations

Under the direction of the Vice President for Finance and Associate Treasurer, the University Treasury oversees investments, debt, and cash management for the University.

  • The investment management role includes monitoring, assessing, and controlling the investments of the University’s endowment. It also includes the investment management, monitoring, assessing and controlling of investments within the University’s current funds and plant funds.
  • Within the debt management role is debt issuance, debt compliance, and the monitoring / assessment of the University’s debt level, structure, and interest rate exposure.
  • Cash management includes all bank accounts, Electronic Funds Transfers (EFT) i.e. wire transfers and Automated Clearing House (ACH) payments to and from the University, payment cards (debit/credit cards), and gift cards.
  • Best practices for cash handling which includes policies and procedures for the receipt, deposit, and security of all forms of cash (currency, checks, credit cards, etc.)

Other responsibilities include:

  • Daily, monthly and annual forecasting
  • Manage short-term investments to optimize returns, minimize risk and meet forecasted liquidity needs
  • Payment card services, equipment supplies and merchant ID numbers
  • E-commerce solutions
  • Bank accounts, banking supplies and lockbox service
  • Wire transfers, Automated Clearing House (ACH), and foreign currency payments
  • Automated teller machine services and armored courier services
  • Gift cards for human subjects and participation awards
  • Other banking administration, and deposit related activities i.e. remote deposit check scanners