Vice Provost for Budget and Resource Planning Paul Ellinger provides strategic budget planning and allocation advice to the Provost, guidance to campus in areas related to budget, finance, planning and resource allocation, leadership and management of the campus budget office, and serves as campus chief financial officer.
Paul N. Ellinger is the Vice Provost for Budget and Resource Planning at University of Illinois. He has responsibilities that encompass guidance to campus in areas related to budget, finance, planning and resource allocation, leadership, and management of the campus budget. He is the former Head of the Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics and a professor specializing in finance and accountancy in the College of ACES at the University of Illinois.
Ellinger received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of Illinois in Agricultural Mechanization and Agricultural Economics. He then completed his Ph.D. in the Department of Finance at the University of Illinois.
He later joined the faculty in the Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics in 1995 after three years as an assistant professor at Texas A&M University. He has had undergraduate and graduate teaching/advising responsibilities in accountancy, financial management and financial institution management.
Ellinger’s widely published research efforts have concentrated on financial modeling, credit risk, performance, merger activity, and financial management of institutions. He has been invited to speak on economic and financial risk management issues before government agencies, academic conferences, various industry groups, and numerous consumer stakeholder groups. He has also been an invited participant in lender, banker, executive development and director workshops across the United States as well as Canada, China and Europe.