Interim Vice President for Finance
Robert Knight joined Connecticut College as the interim vice president for Finance in July 2023. He provides leadership for the College in the areas of business and finance, including financial planning, accounting and financial reporting, and legal and risk management. He oversees the College’s financial assets and is a key member of several of the College’s shared governance committees.
Most recently, from 2016-19, he served as the vice president for Finance and Operations at the University of Northern British Columbia. He was responsible for a range of the university’s operations, including human resources, budget and finance, information technology, facilities planning and construction, and administrative services.
Previously, he held a number of senior leadership roles at several U.S. universities, including New York University’s Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development; Case Western Reserve University’s School of Engineering and Case Western’s School of Management; the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; and Oberlin College.
Office of Finance and Administration