The Division of Finance and Administration provides stewardship, services, and support functions to advance Puget Sound’s mission and strategic goals. We seek to continuously improve services that strengthen Puget Sound’s community of learning and operational effectiveness.

The division, led by Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Kim Kvaal, includes Auxiliary and Business Services, Dining and Event Services, Facilities Services, Finance, Human Resources, Logger Store, Mail Services, and Technology Services. Our division is comprised of 215 dedicated staff members and more than 200 student staff members. 

Division of Finance and Administration Core Values

  • Agility
    We are proactive, resourceful, innovative, and adaptable; we act with quick, easy grace in an ever-changing environment.
  • Collaboration
    Together we are more effective and support one another; together, we clear the student success path.
  • Community
    We reach out to others and value our diverse community; we demonstrate mutual trust, appreciation, civility, and respect.
  • Excellence
    We continuously learn and improve in pursuit of excellence; we take measured risks to optimize results.
  • Initiative
    We regularly examine assumptions, exercise creativity, and pursue our best ideas; we assess what we are doing in the context of the university’s mission and goals.
  • Integrity
    We are honest, ethical, fair, open-minded, and authentic; we do the right thing.
  • Reliability
    We take ownership of our responsibilities and goals, and we do what we say we will do; we deliver outstanding results.
  • Wellness
    We attend to the well-being of our community and ourselves; we find joy in our work.