Executive Vice President for Finance and Administration
Dr. Eric N. Monday was named Executive Vice President for Finance and Administration (EVPFA) in December 2012. As the EVPFA, Monday ensures compliance with the University and external fiscal requirements, provides human resources management, provides equal opportunities in academic programs and employment, coordinates University-wide planning, budgeting and policy analysis, maintains the physical facilities and property management, oversees Coldstream Research Park, provides central procurement, oversees internal audit, oversees UK analytics and technologies, provides risk management, and directs auxiliary and operational campus services.
Prior to his arrival at the University of Kentucky, Monday was Vice Chancellor for Finance and Administrative Services and Chief Financial Officer at Louisiana State University (LSU), a senior level position at that state's flagship university that he held since 2010.
In this role, Monday oversaw all of LSU's finance and administrative services, including budget and planning, human resources, accounting, police, auxiliary services, procurement & property management, among other duties. The scope of the office included some 1,200 employees, budget authority of more than $125 million, and building and sustaining the institution's more than $800 million annual budget.
Monday has more than 15 years of higher education experience, holding a number of critical positions at his previous university – LSU – including stints helping lead emergency operations, student life, and student services at various points in his career.
Monday earned his bachelor's degree in accounting, master's degree in public administration, and doctorate in human resource education and workforce development from LSU.