Vicky Gress is the Acting Associate Chancellor and Vice Provost for Budget and Resource Planning. In her Interim role, Ms. Gress provides strategic budget planning and allocation advice to the Chancellor and Provost, guidance to the university 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. She also holds the role of Executive Associate Provost for Budget and Resource Planning.
Ms. Gress works with the 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.