Groups and Committees
Strengthen University Management & Resources (SUMAR)
Chaired by the University's executive vice president, the Committee to Strengthen University Management and Resources (SUMAR) identifies and supports efficiencies in central and academic administration that enable the release of resources toward teaching, research, and the student experience.
Specifically, SUMAR identifies and facilitates projects that will strengthen our workforce, business operations, and services; enhance our efficiency; and appropriately utilize our resources. SUMAR encourages all departments to implement changes within their units if they have the ability to do so without central assistance. In cases that are interdepartmental in scope, SUMAR identifies managers to lead the related analysis and possible implementation.
The committee meets quarterly.
Vice President for Finance and Treasurer
Mark Burstein, Chair
Executive Vice President
Budget Director and Associate Provost for Finance
Associate Director for Administrative Planning
Executive Director of Financial Services and Strategic Initiatives
Vice Provost for Academic Programs
Vice President for Human Resources
Treby Williams, Secretary
Assistant Vice President for Safety and Administrative Planning