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Financial Affairs + University Operations = A Dynamic Portfolio
Consolidation merges services supporting faculty, staff, students and visitors at The University of Texas at Austin

Welcome to the transition site for Financial Affairs and University Operations. Beginning January 2017, these will be consolidated into one dynamic portfolio with integrated leadership and business processes unified by a shared vision and identity focused on delivering excellent service daily.

Sr. Vice President and CFO Darrell Bazzell has appointed Marla Martinez, Associate Vice President for University Operations, and Mary Knight, Associate Vice President for Finance, as co-chairs to assist him in the transition. Together, they will determine short-term and long-term plans to ensure a successful consolidation. This site will offer timely updates and answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs) over the next few weeks.

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Financial Affairs

Financial Affairs is comprised of more than 750 personnel managing a diverse array of financial, business, and information technology (IT) service units, working alongside campus partners to ensure the financial integrity of the flagship university for the State of Texas.

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University Operations

Overseeing UT Austin’s safety and physical infrastructure, University Operations consists of about 2,000 employees in 22 service departments dedicated to providing the myriad of support services that enrich this entire campus community.

News & Updates

Portfolio-wide Mission, Vision, and Value Statements

7/10/17
Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Darrell Bazzell announcement on the FAS portfolio’s vision, mission, and value statements.

Budget Reduction News from Senior VP and CFO Bazzell

6/28/17
An update on the recent budget approved and adopted by the Texas Legislature and its impact on the University's base funding.

Update on FAS Reorganization

03/14/17
An update on new appointments and the reorganization of reporting in several portfolio units from Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Darrell Bazzell.

Moving Forward with New Office Locations, Committees

2/22/17
An update on new FAS office locations and topic-based committees to standardize policy practices from Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Darrell Bazzell.