University of Vermont

Office of the President

Richard Cate

Contact Information

(v) 802-656-0219

Staff Assistant

Alexx Spannaus
(v) 802-656-0219

Richard H. Cate
Vice President for Finance and Treasurer



The Vice President for Finance and Treasurer is the Chief Financial Officer of the University of Vermont and is responsible for ensuring the financial stability and integrity of the institution. The Vice President for Finance advises the President, Provost, and Board of Trustees on all aspects of strategic financial matters and oversees the Division of Finance, which supports the University's goals for academic excellence by ensuring the fiscal integrity of the University through stewardship of resources and providing reliable financial information, responsive services, and objective advice to the University of Vermont community.

The Vice President also serves as University Treasurer, an appointment that is made by the Board of Trustees per the University bylaws. As Treasurer, Vice President Cate is responsible for the preservation of the University’s assets, the receipt and investment of funds, and the management of cash and securities.

Reporting Units:

Administrative Business Service Center (ABSC)

Division of Finance (DF)

Financial Analysis and Budgeting (FAB)

Office of Operational Excellence (OOE)

University Financial Services (UFS)

Related Links:

Division of Finance Commitment to Inclusive Excellence

University Sourcebook

University Annual Operating Budget

University Financial Statements

Last modified March 03 2018 11:37 AM