UWFT Program Welcomes New AVP
November 19, 2018
I am pleased to announce that Ed Loftus will be joining UW as the new Assistant Vice President for Finance Transformation.
Ed is currently Executive Director for Business Planning, Systems and Budget for Bucknell University. Ed led Bucknell’s planning, budgeting, auxiliary operations and administrative systems, and he led Bucknell’s implementation of both Workday Financials and Human and Capital Management. Prior to Bucknell, Ed was Director of Business Initiative Development and Delivery with Prudential Financial-Retirement. Ed holds a bachelor's degree in management from the University of Scranton and an MBA in finance from the University of Notre Dame. He is a certified Project Management Professional and has taught as an Adjunct Professor of Management at University of Scranton.
Please join me in welcoming Ed to the UW.
Provost Mark Richards, New EVPFA Executive Sponsor
November 5, 2018
The following message was sent to members of the UWFT Governance Teams:
I’m pleased to share that our provost, Mark Richards, has agreed to become UWFT’s new Executive Sponsor. In this role, Provost Richards will lead the program sponsors in defining the scope, schedule and budget for this important effort, and help to drive decisions supporting readiness and implementation of this transformation. Provost Richards will also directly involve President Cauce in any issues that require her engagement, particularly with regard to resources across the UW/UWM to support UWFT during this multi-year effort.
UW Finance Transformation Gains Momentum
A major, multi-year initiative to replace the University’s legacy financial systems with a modern cloud-based system is gaining momentum, achieving key milestones and staying on track for completing the Readiness Phase by June of 2019.Read More