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Executive Vice President

The areas reporting to the Executive Vice President comprise the Business and Finance Division and represents a committed group of men and women who serve the University in a variety of areas, including, Audit and Advisory Services, Budget Planning, Change Management, Community Relations, Facilities Management, Financial Operations, Human Resources, Information Technology, Investments, University Police and University Services.

The goal of our division is to provide the services and support needed to foster an environment of academic and research excellence at Northwestern University. Our team is dedicated to collaborative partnerships with our colleagues that lay the foundation for an exemplary service delivery process. Business and Finance is fully aligned with the strategic and academic priorities of the University, and each of the units within our division is tasked with implementing the process necessary to achieve lasting excellence.

Nim Chinniah
Executive Vice President