About the Office
The Office of the Treasurer is responsible for maintaining university financial liquidity, managing the university's long- short-term debt portfolios and investing the operating fund. It manages relationships with commercial and investment banks, bond attorneys, financial advisors, credit rating agencies, investors in the university's debt, and the Ohio Higher Educational Facility Commission, the issuer of the University's tax-exempt bonds.
The Office of the Treasurer invests the university's operating fund in accordance with the Operating Fund Investment Policy, prescribed by the Board of Trustees. The Office oversees the issuance of university debt and manages the university's long- and short-term debt portfolios with a view toward achieving the lowest attainable cost of capital while minimizing interest-rate and other risks.
Within the University, the Office works directly with the Budget, Controller, Development, General Counsel and Investments offices. It also meets regularly with the Finance Committee of the Board of Trustees and the Faculty Senate Finance Committee.
The Office also has regular contact with university bond counsel, and multiple providers of banking, financial advisory, underwriting, credit and legal services.
The Office of the Treasurer is part of the Division of Finance. The Treasurer reports directly to the Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer. The Office of the Treasurer is staffed by three full-time professionals with expertise in all aspects of financial asset and liability management.