University of Vermont

Office of the President

Gary Derr

Contact Information

(v) 802-656-8937

Administrative Assistant

Bethany Wolfe
(v) 802-656-2212

Trustees Administrative Coordinator

Corinne Thompson
(v) 802-656-7898

Coordinator of Ceremonial Events

Kelly O'Malley
(v) 802-656-3412

Presidential Communications and Events Coordinator

Susan Davidson
(v) 802-656-0462

Office of the President Web Administrator

Sharon Conley Haas
(v) 802-355-2368

Gary L. Derr
Vice President for Executive Operations



The Vice President for Executive Operations is responsible for the day-to-day operational functions of the executive offices, including: executive recruitment and related human resource matters, budget and financial management, Board of Trustees operations, ceremonial events including Commencement and Convocation, correspondence review and management, and scheduling prioritizations.  The Vice President directs the Administrative Unit Review Process, Burack Distinguished Lecture Series, the Marsh Professor at Large Program, and supports the various awards presented to faculty and staff that are managed in the President’s Office. The Vice President also supervises University Events Services which includes Davis Center operations and conference and events services.

Reporting Units:

Academic Ceremonies

University Event Services

Related Links:

Academic Ceremonies

Administrative Unit Review

Board of Trustees



Dan and Carole Burack President's Distinguished Lecture Series

Marsh Professors-at-Large Program

University Event Services

Last modified March 19 2018 04:54 PM