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Get to Know: Scott Bennett, Vice President of Administration and Finance

March 17, 2021

Headshot of Scott Bennett, vice president of Administration and FinanceScott Bennett, vice president of Administration and Finance, is one of the nine cabinet members that make up UNF President Szymanski’s Executive Cabinet. Each cabinet member brings unique skills and talents to help make UNF such a wonderful and thriving University.

 

Get to Know Scott:

 

As UNF’s vice president of Administration and Finance, Scott is responsible for overseeing more than 20 departments, managing all aspects of financial operations, information technology, business services, human resources and EOI, infrastructure, construction, plant operations and the University Police Department.

 

He has been at UNF since 1999 and previously held the positions of both associate vice president and assistant vice president of Administration and Finance, Inspector General, and as project director for the University’s Enterprise Resource Planning implementation project.

 

Favorite spots on campus: the lakes, trails and bamboo garden

 

Most unique aspects of UNF: class sizes, campus with its natural beauty while in a major metropolitan area and close to beaches

 

Proudest UNF accomplishments: my contributions over the past 20+ years in help evolve UNF from a smaller commute school to a comprehensive top national University

 

Hobbies and Interests: attending sporting events, golfing, reading, travel and hanging out on beach with family and friends

 

2-3 adjectives that describe you: easygoing, fair, understanding

 

Favorite advice or quote: “Life is short so focus on those things that are truly important to you.”