Executive Vice Chancellor
The University of Texas System
Scott C. Kelley is Executive Vice Chancellor for Business Affairs at The University of Texas System (UT System). Prior to his appointment as Executive Vice Chancellor for Business Affairs in July 2004, he served as Vice President for Administration, Finance, and Human Resources at West Virginia University for nine years.
From 1990 to 1995, Kelley worked in several senior financial affairs positions with increasing responsibilities at the University of Toledo. His previous experience included working with the audit staff at Harvard University and serving as an assistant to the president at Middlesex Community College in Bedford, Massachusetts. Kelley began his career in the treasury operations department at the Hertz Corporation in 1982.
As Executive Vice Chancellor for Business Affairs, Kelley serves as the chief business officer for the UT System overseeing financial operations of the nine academic and six health institutions and System Administration. He directs the preparation of short-term and long-range plans and budgets based upon UT System strategic goals and growth objectives; directs the organization and administration of procedures and systems necessary to maintain proper financial records and to provide adequate accounting controls and services; and directs and coordinates the establishment of the UT System total annual operating budget. He oversees management of the following System Administration offices: Finance, Facilities Planning and Construction, Controller and Risk Management, HUB Programs, Real Estate, University Lands, System-wide Information Services and Shared Services Initiative.
Currently, Kelley serves on the College Board of Trustees and as chairman of the College Board Finance Committee. Additionally, he is a member of the Board of Directors, M. D. Anderson Services Corporation.
Kelley earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from Brigham Young University, a Master's of Business Administration degree in Finance from Oklahoma City University, and a Master's degree and Ph.D. in Higher Education Administration from Harvard University.