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Eileen McLoughlin Appointed Vice President for Finance and Chief Financial Officer

From the President's Desk

To: The Rensselaer Community
Re: Eileen McLoughlin Appointed Vice President for Finance and Chief Financial Officer

I am pleased to announce that I have appointed Ms. Eileen McLoughlin as Vice President for Finance and Chief Financial Officer for Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Ms. McLoughlin will begin employment with the Institute on October 18, 2021.

She has served as the Senior Vice Chancellor for Finance and Chief Financial Officer for the State University of New York (SUNY) System since November 2014, where she oversees a $12 billion all-funds budget for an enterprise of 64 campuses and three hospitals.

Ms. McLoughlin is a highly experienced financial professional with more than 30 years of experience in finance, with 20 of those years in higher education. She previously served as Assistant Vice President of Finance and Budgeting at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and oversaw the financial analysis, planning, and budgeting of over $400 million for the Institute.

She began her work as a financial and marketing analyst at Garden Way Inc. and remained there for seven years. She then worked as a budget/cost accountant for Ellis Hospital for four years and then at Kaiser Permanente for a year as a corporate marketing specialist before joining Rensselaer in 1996.

Ms. McLoughlin received her Master of Business Administration degree from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and her Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from the State University of New York at Albany.

Please join me in welcoming Eileen McLoughlin back to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and the Division of Finance.