GRAND FORKS — UND President Andrew Armacost introduced on Tuesday, July 12, the university’s next vice president for finance and operations will be a familiar confront on campus.
Karla Mongeon-Stewart, who is presently serving as the affiliate vice president for finance, will develop into the up coming vice president for finance and functions/chief working officer. She replaces Jed Shivers, who is departing for a comparable situation at a university in New York.
Mongeon-Stewart will start off her new obligations on a 3-year renewable contract, successful July 18.
“I am thrilled to announce that I have appointed Karla Mongeon-Stewart as our new vice president for finance & operations/main functioning officer,” Armacost explained. “Karla has supplied incredible leadership as our associate vice president for finance, overseeing a group of almost 60 professionals who preserve our financial engines and budgeting devices functioning.”
In her new part, Mongeon-Stewart will present leadership for the university’s money and operational divisions, which includes human methods, public basic safety, facilities, affirmative motion/equal opportunity work, data management and the Chester Fritz Auditorium.
“I am so honored to be continuing my professional journey at UND,” Mongeon-Stewart reported. “I have worked with so many superb colleagues around the earlier seven many years at UND and below Dr. Armacost’s management, I am confident we will proceed the beneficial trajectory.”
A native of Fargo, Mongeon-Stewart graduated from North Dakota Point out College with a diploma in accounting in 1996. She accomplished her master’s in small business administration from the University of Mary in Bismarck in 2003.
A licensed community accountant considering the fact that 1998, Mongeon-Stewart has labored in an array of economical analyst positions in the course of her occupation. She entered the realm of higher education finance in 2003, spending four many years as the director of finance and controller at Bismarck Condition College. From there, she grew to become spending budget director at NDSU, concentrating on modify management and system enhancement. Following, she served as assistant vice president for educational affairs at the College of Texas at Brownsville and then chief financial officer at Rocky Mountain University in Billings, Montana.
In 2015, Mongeon-Stewart joined UND as affiliate vice president for finance right after a countrywide search.
“In her new part, Karla will showcase her potent management across the overall enterprise of finance and operations,” reported Armacost. “Her state-wide experiences will be a true asset to UND as we enter the following legislative session. Karla has completed visionary operate in the globe of better instruction, and I search ahead to obtaining her primary the division subsequent the departure of Jed Shivers in mid-July.”
Mongeon-Stewart has worked intently with Shivers in all issues relevant to UND’s economic scheduling and operations. In addition to helping UND navigate the pandemic, Mongeon-Stewart and Shivers’ leadership coincided with a surge in new construction, renewal and transformation across campus. They also continued to request means to fund new development and lessen deferred upkeep prices by means of general public-private partnerships.
Their monetary management assisted guideline UND by way of the 2021 legislative session and subsequent particular session, securing approvals for multiple higher-effect UND jobs, which includes a Merrifield-Twamley renovation, new runway apron for UND Aerospace and a number of house study initiatives.
“Jed has been an astounding mentor and colleague, and has positioned the division and the university on reliable floor to confidently navigate the at any time-changing world of better schooling,” claimed Mongeon-Stewart. “I am so energized to be primary a gifted finance and functions staff and to continue my collaboration with all the divisions of the College for the benefit of our learners, staff members and college and our condition.”
Shivers also credits Mongeon-Stewart for successful campus-vast implementation of the MIRA economical administration product, as perfectly as her work with differential-tuition administration and advancements to organization processes at UND. He termed Mongeon-Stewart a “highly collaborative particular person in just the (finance) division and across the college.”
“I am very gratified to master that Karla Mongeon-Stewart will turn into the following vice president for finance and operations,” Shivers mentioned. “Her experiences at the corporate amount in just three North Dakota schools and universities as effectively as her tenure performing with the provost at a College of Texas system campus supply her with remarkable know-how and skills. She also has a eager eye for recruiting, retaining and advertising expertise.
“With Karla joining President Armacost’s team and working closely with Provost Backlink and the other vice presidents, UND will go on its strategic progress in training, investigate and assistance on behalf of the citizens of North Dakota and our area.”
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