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Andrew Bailey named vice president for finance and administration at Luther College

Posted: Wed, Dec 2, 2020 10:57 AM

The new Vice President for Finance and Administration at Luther College is Andrew Bailey.

A Luther College alumnus, Bailey started his career in accounting during his student years. He was hired as a staff accountant upon his graduation from Luther.  Bailey has most recently served as associate vice president for finance.

Bailey's appointment will become effective January 1st.  He will serve as Luther's chief financial officer, responsible for leading and directing financial planning and accounting practices as well as the college's relationships with lending institutions, contractors, and the financial community. Bailey will serve as the financial management officer and advisor to the president on the administrative support operations of the college.

Luther College President Jenifer K. Ward, in announcing the appointment, said, "I know I will have a partner with a deep knowledge of the complexities of higher education finance and how it intersects with every area of Luther College, as well as an appreciation for the promise of a liberal arts education."  Reporting directly to the president, Bailey will work closely with the other members of the cabinet and will be responsible for the supervision of financial services, human resources (including Title IX), information technology services, facilities, dining services, and the Luther Book Shop.