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Emory’s vice president for finance and treasury to retire
Belva White

Belva White, Emory University’s vice president for finance and treasury, will retire effective Aug. 1, 2024. Her 22-year Emory career included finance roles across multiple departments.

— Stephen Nowland, Emory Photo/Video

After a career spanning more than two decades at Emory University, Belva White, vice president for finance and treasury, will retire effective Aug. 1, 2024. She will continue to offer her expertise and guidance until the end of February 2025 in an advisory role.

“Belva’s daily presence will be missed, but her influence will continue to resonate within our community for years to come,” says Christopher L. Augostini, Emory’s executive vice president for business and administration.

White has exemplified unwavering dedication and leadership during her 22 years at Emory.

Her journey began in the university’s central finance department, where she honed her skills for more than 15 years overseeing various financial operations and systems.

She then transitioned to the Goizueta Business School as chief business analytics and operations officer, where she showcased her adaptability and leadership prowess, earning her accolades and admiration across the university. During this time, she orchestrated financial strategies with precision and foresight.

Her acumen and vision have been instrumental in steering Emory toward financial resilience and operational excellence.

She was promoted to vice president for finance and treasury in 2019.

Her commitments extend beyond Emory's borders, as evidenced by her involvement in national organizations such as the National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO). Her contributions to higher education finance have been invaluable, earning her respect and admiration on a national scale.

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