The Division of Finance and Administration.


Finance and Administration

The mission of the Office of the Vice President for Finance and Administration is to facilitate the highest quality service to students, faculty and staff of Drew University through leadership of the institution’s business practices and management of its infrastructure and resources.

The following departments and offices report to the Vice President: Auxiliary Services, Budget, Facilities, Finance and the Controller’s Office, Human Resources, Risk Management and Insurance, Treasury, and University Technology.

John Vitali, is the Vice President for Finance and Administration/CFO. His office is in Room 202 in Madison House at the corner of Madison Avenue (Route 124) and Vinal Place. The office phone number is (973) 408-3501. Ms. Trish McGrath ( is Mr. Vitali’s Executive Administrative Assistant.

The following departments and offices operate within Finance and Administration:

Facilities (Buildings and Grounds)

The Facilities Operations Department at Drew University is committed to maintaining the physical assets of Drew University to the highest possible standards.

The department staff includes professionals in all aspects of buildings and grounds maintenance – custodial, trades, grounds, moves, vehicle maintenance, capital project management, and a wide variety of management skills.

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Treasury Services

Treasury oversees the management of and accounting for the Endowment and other non-operating and operating investments, all banking relationships, the issuance of long-term debt and compliance with bond covenants, and the administration of state and federal grants.

Office of Risk Management and Insurance

The mission of the Office of Risk Management and Insurance is to protect Drew University from financial, human capital, physical asset or reputational loss that could impede the overall University mission. In support of its mission, the Office encourages risk management awareness and related collaboration among University divisions and departments.

For assistance, please contact Ms. Trish McGrath, in the Office of the Vice President for Finance and Administration, at (973) 408-3501 or at

University Technology (UT)

University Technology (UT), like its sister department, Instructional Technology (IT), helps fulfill Drew’s mission of education through the knowledgeable creation of robust, reliable infrastructure and enterprise systems, constantly improving efforts in customer service, and aiding the innovative use of instructional technology and media. We are committed to supporting and empowering the entire Drew community.

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Customer Service Contact Information

A listing of contacts by department