Our Mission

Finance and Administration employees create and deliver innovative and cost-effective solutions to the RIT community through the responsible stewardship of the university's human, financial, physical, information, and technology resources.

We transform the experiences of those who depend on our services.

Senior Vice President

James Watters

The staff members of Finance & Administration are among the most talented and dedicated professionals in higher education. Any member of the division will be more than pleased to assist you in acquiring specific program information beyond that contained in our sites. I invite you to contact us for any assistance that we may be able to provide.

James Watters
Senior Vice President Finance and Administration


James Watters
Senior Vice President Finance and Administration
Colleen Dierna
Executive Assistant to Senior Vice President F&A
Jo Ellen Pinkham
Associate Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer
Jeanne Casares
Associate Vice President and CIO
Bobby Colon
General Counsel
Patrick Didas
Assistant Vice President Institute Audit Compliance and Advisement
Erika Duthiers
Assistant Vice President Compliance and Ethics
Joan Graham
Assistant Vice President Institutional Research
Lyn Kelly
Associate Vice President Controller and Assistant Treasurer
Ross Koenig
Assistant Vice President Budget and Financial Planning Services
John Moore
Associate Vice President Facilities Management
Howard Ward
Associate Vice President of Student Auxiliary Services
John Zink
Associate Vice President Global Risk Mgt Services