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Herrmann ’01 Named Vice Chancellor for Finance and Facilities

Author: 
Jenna Ray
Publication date: 
December 21, 2018

 

Bryan Herrmann

  • Herrmann holds degrees from UMN Morris and UMN Duluth.
  • He has served in the interim role since 2015.

  • The vice chancellor for finance and facilities is the chief financial and business officer for the campus and serves as a senior member of the campus leadership team.

Bryan Herrmann has been appointed vice chancellor for finance and facilities at the University of Minnesota Morris. Herrmann, an alumnus of UMN Morris (’01) with an MBA from UMN Duluth, has served in the interim role since 2015.

 

Chancellor Michelle Behr notes that she is pleased with the outcome of the search. “I look forward to Bryan’s leadership in support of our mission as we continue to build capacity for UMN Morris’s future successes,” she said.

 

About the Position

The vice chancellor for finance and facilities is the chief financial and business officer for UMN Morris and serves as a senior member of the campus leadership team, providing leadership and vision in the areas of financial and operational oversight and planning.

 

The vice chancellor for finance and facilities supervises the following UMN Morris departments:

  • Business Office

  • Facilities Management (including design and construction)

  • Instructional Technology

  • UMN Morris Police

 

About Herrmann

Herrmann holds a bachelor of arts in economics and management from the University of Minnesota Morris and a master of business administration from the University of Minnesota Duluth. He has extensive experience in strategic planning and financial-aid leveraging as well as results-oriented leadership, primarily as it relates to student enrollment. Herrmann has accumulated more than 14 years’ experience in enrollment management, which culminated in his attaining the roles of director of admissions and, ultimately, vice chancellor.

 

Accomplishments

A diverse renewable energy platform is a key part of the campus community’s plan to achieve carbon neutrality under Herrmann’s leadership. The campus recently earned one of the National Association of College and University Business Officers’ first Excellence in Sustainability Awards for its demonstration-model of renewable energy production—nearly 70 percent of its electrical needs are met by onsite renewable energy sources.