Donald L. Myers, Chief Financial Officer, Vice President and Treasurer

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Biography - Donald L. Myers


Donald L. Myers was named Vice President of Finance and Treasurer of American University in 1982. As chief financial officer, he oversees the overall financial and investment management of the university. His executive responsibilities also include controllership and treasury operations, student accounts, budget and payroll, capital planning and development, facilities administration, facilities planning and development, facilities operations, auxiliary services, public safety, risk management and transportation services, human resources, the child development center, and information technology.

Mr. Myers joined the American University administrative staff in 1968. Prior to his current position, he served the university as Treasurer, Assistant Vice President for Finance and Assistant Treasurer, Assistant to the Treasurer, Coordinator of Internal Audits and Business Systems, and Internal Auditor.

Mr. Myers is affiliated with a number of professional associations and organizations, including the National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO), Southern and Eastern Associations of College and University Business Officers, Leadership Washington (Class of 1989), District of Columbia Chamber of Commerce, Greater Washington Board of Trade, The Economic Club of Greater Washington, and the Consortium of University Treasurers in the Washington, DC area. He was the first higher education administrator in the United States selected to attend the International Senior Managers Program of the Harvard Business School’s Advanced Management Program in 1997.

He received a B.S. and B.A. in Accounting and Economics from Shepherd College in 1968 and an M.B.A. in Finance from American University in 1978.