Vicky Gress is the Executive Associate Provost for Budget and Resource Planning. She provides budget planning and allocation budget advice to the Associate Chancellor and Vice Provost for Budget and Resource Planning, and high-level leadership of the campus budget office, including oversight of daily functions and management of staff.
Ms. Gress works with the Provost and the Associate Chancellor and Vice Provost to set operating budget priorities, assist with the annual campus budget process, prepare and coordinate the development of annual and multi-year funding models and analysis, and provide general financial oversight of the Urbana-Champaign campus. Prior to joining the Office of the Provost, Vicky served as Executive Assistant Dean for Administration in the College of Engineering. Prior to that, she served as Director of Budget and Resource Planning in the Department of Computer Science. She is a Certified Public Accountant (registered in the State of Illinois) and has a B.S. in business administration with an accounting emphasis from the University of Southern Mississippi.