Bymaster named new companion vice chancellor for finance
Posted by Jonathan M. McCoy on 31st August 2020

Eric Bymaster

Eric Bymaster has been named Vanderbilt college’s companion vice chancellor for finance following a national seek, Vanderbilt CFO Brett candy announced Monday.

Bymaster will provide strategic management to the commercial enterprise officers in each of the college’s faculties and faculties, the provost’s academic affairs team and the university’s economic planning and evaluation crew.

“This leadership position supporting the provost, the faculties and the college’s financial planning efforts is a key function always however in particular so now, as Vanderbilt keeps navigating the many financial demanding situations facing better education,” sweet said.

Vice Chancellor for educational Affairs and Provost Susan R. Wente delivered, “we’re fortunate to have Eric is a part of our crew and bring his huge know-how to assisting all our academic regions, and that I sit up for running closely with him.”

A 21-12 months veteran of better training management, finance and planning, Bymaster comes to Vanderbilt from Emory university in Atlanta, where most lately he became the companion vice president for finance, administration and operations within the division of Campus life. Bymaster brings with him a wealth of financial and administrative revel in across a huge array of colleges and college operational areas. amongst the ones are previous stints as Emory’s library gadget finances director, assistant director in Purdue university’s basis actual property office, enterprise officer in Purdue’s university of Engineering, and grants and agreement administration in Purdue’s university of Agriculture.



“I’m commemorated to emerge as a part of the Vanderbilt community,” Bymaster said. “The opportunity to work with the extraordinary faculty, engaged students and pushed personnel of Vanderbilt is exceptionally invigorating. Through collaboration, powerful management of resources and innovative questioning, I stay up for supporting scholarly studies, informed and creative teaching, and service to the community.”

The recipient of a bachelor of technology from Purdue college’s Krannert faculty of management, Bymaster received a master of science in training administration from Purdue’s faculty of schooling. Bymaster will begin his new position Aug. 1.