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The University of Miami’s Division of Business and Finance, led by Jacqueline A. Travisano, Ed.D., executive vice president for business and finance and chief operating officer (COO), provides critical finance and business services to support the University of Miami’s mission to transform lives through teaching, research, and service. With an annual operating budget in excess of $3.3 billion, endowment assets of $914 million, and total assets of $3.8 billion, the division includes all financial functions at the university, such as accounting and financial reporting; budgeting and planning; treasury and investments/endowment, pension assets and working capital, credit strategies and external financial relationships. In addition to these financial functions, the division provides human resources to the university’s over 15,000 faculty and staff members; leading edge information technology investments; purchasing and supply chain services; campus planning, real estate, and development for nearly 12 million square feet of classroom, research, medical, and office space; facilities design, construction, and management; parking and transportation; campus police; emergency management; research administration; and university compliance services, which includes ‘CaneWatch, the university’s ethics reporting tool.

We provide critical finance and business services to support UM’s mission to transform lives through teaching, research, and service.

ABOUT OUR DIVISION

About the Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

Jacqueline A. Travisano, Ed.D., Executive Vice President for Business and Finance and Chief Operating Officer (COO) at the University of Miami, is responsible for all financial functions and services associated with UM’s budget that supports over 16,000 students and more than 15,000 faculty and staff.

Senior Administration

Business and Finance's senior administrators are committed to the excellence and development of their individual divisions.

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Division of Business and Finance Policies

Access policies for all of the Business and Finance divisions via our secure SharePoint site.

Budget and Planning manages the budgeting and financial planning operations of the University.
Controller maintains the accounting records of the University and provides accurate and timely financial reporting, to ensure the protection of University assets.

Human Resources creates, encourages, and maintains an environment that supports, develops, and sustains the well being of University of Miami faculty, staff, students, and broader community.

Information Technology secures and supports the technology resources that enable achievements and leadership in academics, research, and clinical care.


Investments, Treasury, and Business Services are responsible for banking, investments, and financing as well as overseeing business services at UM.
The Office of Research Administration works to ensure that the research community receives professional, customer-oriented administrative support and that our extramural sponsors are assured research funds are managed appropriately.


Real Estate and Facilities is responsible for all on- and off-campus commercial real estate management.
Supply Chain supports and advances the University’s academic, research and healthcare missions by providing superior financial and operational services, timely and accurate reporting, and by enhancing and protecting the University’s assets.


UM Police Department (UMPD) actively works to maximize the safety and security of the Coral Gables campus through proactive community-policing. Our campus is patroled 24/7 by highly-skilled and experienced officers.

University Compliance Services promotes and supports a working environment which reflects the University’s commitment to operating with the highest level of integrity while maintaining compliance with applicable laws, regulations, and policies.

’CaneWatch can be used to anonymously report concerns related to violations of policies and procedures, rules and regulations, or other irregularities/improprieties.
Green U is the culmination of all efforts to increase sustainability throughout the University while educating its community to be better stewards of the environment


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