Gerald E. Hunter
Vice Chancellor for Finance and Administration
Gerald E. Hunter was named Vice Chancellor of Finance and Administration and Chief Financial Officer June 23, 2008. Prior to his appointment Hunter held the position of chief financial officer at Antioch University in Yellow Springs, OH.
As Vice Chancellor and CFO, Mr. Hunter provides leadership for all financial and administrative operations across the campus, and has direct responsibility for a number of administrative and financial operations, including the budget office, facilities, campus police and security, and others. In addition Hunter works closely with the provost in support of the internal budgeting process, and takes lead responsibility for managing the budget process with the UNC system and other external entities.
As Antioch’s CFO, Mr. Hunter was a member of the executive leadership team, and played a leading role in the College’s efforts at organizational and strategic planning. Other responsibilities include budget preparation and compliance, risk management, facilities management, human resources and purchasing.
Before assuming his duties at Antioch College, he worked in a consulting capacity at Kentucky State University, a Historically Black College/University (HBCU) in Frankfort, KY. In partnership with the administration he conducted research, developed analyses, identified best practices, and made recommendations to improve university and academic administrative operations.
Prior to his service at Kentucky State, Mr. Hunter served for ten years at Northern Kentucky University in Highland Heights, KY, in increasing roles of financial responsibility that last included his role as Vice President for Enrollment and Financial Planning. In that role his responsibilities included oversight of the vice presidential division which included more than 100 employees, an institutional operating budget of more than $130 million, institutional research, and the enrollment management operations.
Before joining Northern Kentucky University he served as university budget director at Murray State University in Murray, KY, where he was responsible for the preparation and oversight of the university’s $70 million budget, and served as the institutional liaison to the Kentucky Council on Higher Education.
Mr. Hunter holds a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from Knoxville College in Knoxville, TN, 1990; and a master in business administration degree (MBA) from Murray State University, 1994.
Mr. Hunter is very active in civic, academic and fraternal organizations, including the chamber of commerce, the National Association of Black MBAs, the University Council of Greek Advisors, and has served as a mentor in a minority student affairs program.