The Division of Finance



The mission of the Finance Department 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.

Finance consists of the following departments: Budget, the Controller’s Office, Risk Management and Insurance, and Treasury Services.

The Budget Office

The Budget Office manages the development, monitoring and analysis of the university’s operating budget. This includes preparing the annual budget submission to the Board of Trustees and ensuring compliance with internal and external budget reporting requirements. It oversees the process of budget transfers and funding requests for new programs and new initiatives. The Department also provides financial analyses for departments and the University administration.

For assistance, please contact Gloria Alisyed-Lewis, Assistant Vice President for Budgeting and Financial Planning at (973) 408-3248 or

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 at (973) 408-3501 or at

Customer Service Contact Information

A listing of contacts by department.