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The Division of Administration and Finance includes Administrative Services including Purchasing and Central Services, Admissions, Budget Office, Business Office including Accounting Services and Bursar/Student Accounts, Civil Rights Compliance and Diversity, Facilities, Human Resources including Benefits and Payroll, Student Financial Assistance, Technology including Tech Central, and Title IX Office.


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Administration and Finance Staff 


Kurt T. Steinberg

Executive Vice President


Ext. 7075

Robert M. Perry

Associate Interim Vice President of Administration and Finance


Ext. 7269


Margaret (Peggy) Maki

Executive Assistant/Staff Associate


Ext. 7841


Office Location:

8th Floor, Tower Building Room 802

Office Hours: 

Monday-Friday, 9:00am - 5:00pm

A&F Departments

Admissions, ext. 7221

Chris Wright
Dean of Admission and Enrollment Management

Jim McDaid
Director of Administrative Services


Budget Office , ext. 7269 

Robert Perry
Associate Vice President of Administration


Business Office, ext. 7899

Don Arpino
Assistant Vice President for Finance


Facilities, ext. 7938

Howie LaRosee
Executive Director of Facilities Planning


Human Resources,  ext. 7920

Velda McRae-Yates
Executive Director of Human Resources


Aurelio Ramirez
Director of Student Financial Assistance


Technology, ext. 7878

Patrick O'Connor
Assistant Vice President, Chief Information Officer


Title IX Office, ext. 7751

Courtney Wilson
Director/Title IX Coordinator