Laura E. Hubbard
Vice President for Finance and Administration
University at Buffalo, State University of New York
As vice president for finance and administration at UB Hubbard’s responsibilities include oversight of strategic financial planning and analysis of resource use and development. She provides leadership and oversight for UB resource planning, business services, internal audit, real estate, policy and internal controls, human resources, university police, parking and transportation, emergency management, sustainability, and facilities units.
With more than 30 years of experience in higher education administration, Hubbard has a track record of success in areas from budget and strategic planning to organizational restructuring.
She came to UB in 2012 from the University of Oregon, where she served as Associate Vice President for Budget and Finance. Prior to joining the University of Oregon in 2005, she served as director of capital planning and budget, assistant vice president for administration, and interim vice president for finance and administration at the University of Idaho. From 1990-99, she served as finance and administrative officer, as well as director of facilities administrative services, at Washington State University.
She holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism and an MBA from the University of Idaho.