Search Committee for Senior Vice President for Business and Finance

Search Committee Purpose

Northwestern University is conducting a national search for the successor to Eugene S. Sunshine, senior vice president for business and finance.  A search committee, including representatives from the administration, faculty, staff and student body, is undertaking the search. The committee will seek input from the University community and will work with a search firm to help identify the best candidates.

Position and candidate specification

All questions about this search should be directed to: northwesternsvp@spencerstuart.com

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Search Committee Members

  • Daniel Linzer, co-chair, provost
  • Will McLean, co-chair, vice president and chief investment officer
  • Jian Cao, associate vice president for research and professor of mechanical engineering, McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science
  • Chase Eck, senior, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences and chair of the undergraduate budget priorities committee
  • Steven A. Green, associate vice president for business affairs, athletics and recreation
  • Bruce Lewis, associate vice president of public safety and chief of police, University Police
  • Amy Mayber, senior associate general counsel
  • Sarah McGill, associate dean for administration and planning, The Graduate School
  • Eric Neilson, Lewis Landsberg Dean and vice president of medical affairs, Feinberg School of Medicine
  • Teri Odom, professor of chemistry, Weinberg, Faculty Senate budget committee
  • Sergio Rebelo, professor of finance, Kellogg School of Management
  • Karyn Reif, associate vice president for alumni affairs and development, Office of Alumni Relations and Development
  • Apryl Schlueter, NUSAC Chair, assistant director of financial planning and analysis, Kellogg
  • Patricia Telles-Irvin, vice president for student affairs

The committee is being staffed by:

  • Jake Julia, associate vice president and associate provost for academic initiatives
  • Marianna Kepka, assistant provost for academic administration
  • Celina Flowers, project coordinator, Office of the Provost