EVP for Finance, Budget and Strategy

M.A. Venkataramanan

As Executive Vice Provost for Finance, Budget, and Strategy for the Indiana University Bloomington campus, M.A. “Venkat” Venkataramanan led the design team for IU's transformative Academic Metrics 360 as part of its Decision Support Initiative. His team manages the budget process for all academic units and oversees fiscal operations and program management for campus auxiliaries. He is also responsible for campus strategic initiatives including globalization, multidisciplinary programs, and optimizing campus funding models and processes, among many others.

 

Executive Vice Provost Venkat

Venkat graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the College of Engineering at Madras University in India. He received his Ph.D. in Business Analysis and Research from Texas A&M University in 1987 and joined the faculty of the Kelley School of Business that year. He served as the chair of the Operations and Decision Technologies department from 1997 to 2003, the Lawrence D. Glaubinger Chair of Business Administration and chairperson of the Kelley School of Business undergraduate program from 2005 to 2009 and Associate Dean-Academic Programs from 2009 to 2012. In October 2012, he was appointed Vice Provost for Strategic Initiatives for Indiana University Bloomington.   

Venkat is the Jack R. Wentworth Professor at IU’s Kelley School of Business. His research and teaching interests are in the areas of decision support systems and optimization techniques.

Staff

Catherine Dyar

Assistant Vice Provost for Auxiliary Operations

Email: cedyar@indiana.edu 

Catherine assists with strategy, operations, and communications for IU Bloomington’s auxiliaries. She is a graduate of IU and the University of North Carolina School of Law.

Deb Kremer

DIRECTOR OF STRATEGIC INITIATIVES

Phone: 812-855-5752
Email: dlkremer@indiana.edu 

Deb Kremer supports with coordination, strategy, and implementation of campus initiatives. 

Karen Easter

BUSINESS COORDINATOR AND FISCAL LIAISON TO MULTIDISCIPLINARY PROGRAMS

Phone: 812-855-9090 
Email: easterk@indiana.edu 

Karen Easter handles Executive Vice Provost Venkat’s schedule, coordinates various special projects, and is a liaison for multidisciplinary programs.

Aimee Heeter

ASSOCIATE VICE PROVOST , OFFICE OF BUDGETARY ADMINISTRATION & PLANNING Associate Vice Provost Finance, Budget and Strategy.

Website: obap.indiana.edu/
Phone: 812-855-0117
Email: aheeter@iu.edu

Aimee works closely with the Executive Vice Provost and oversees the campus $1.7 billion campus budget and responsible for the strategic development and management of the administrative and fiscal operations of the campus.

Julie Bauters

ASSISTANT VICE PROVOST, AUXILIARY BUSINESS SERVICES

Website: aux.indiana.edu
Phone: 812-855-1126
Email: jbauters@indiana.edu

Julie’s direct reports include three directors of auxiliary shared services (finance, human resources, payroll and marketing), plus nine other auxiliary units, which include Residential Programs & Services, Recreational Sports, and transportation services.

Cassi Winslow-Edmonson

Director, IU Corps

Website: iucorps.indiana.edu
Phone: 812-855-7886
Email: cmwinslo@indiana.edu

Cassi is the inaugural director of IU Corps, a network that brings people and opportunity together to make positive change in our local communities and beyond.

Suzanne Allen

STUDENT PROGRAMMING SPECIALIST, IU CORPS

Website: iucorps.indiana.edu
Phone: 812-856-0366
Email: suzallen@iu.edu

Suzanne oversees Volunteer Central, facilitates the IU Corps bi-weekly newsletter, manages targeted email sends, and assists with the new START program.

Contact us

The IU Office of the Executive Vice Provost for Strategy, Budget, and Finance is located within the IU Office of the Provost & Executive Vice President on Indiana Avenue next to the historic Sample Gates. 

Indiana University Bloomington
Bryan Hall 100
107 S Indiana Avenue
Bloomington, IN 47405

Email: vpfs@indiana.edu 

Office of the Provost phone: 812-855-9011