Finance & Administration

The dedicated staff of the Office of Finance and Administration provide effective and efficient services in support of the College’s teaching, research, and outreach activities. We are responsible for the stewardship and enhancement of the human, physical, and financial resources of The Graduate Center, CUNY (GC) and the Advanced Science Research Center (ASRC). Our primary objective is to align planning and budgeting activities and processes, to effectively and efficiently maintain financial resources to support decision making.

The Office of Finance and Administration oversees financial processes such as the Bursar, accounts payable, budgeting and financial management for the GC and its external entities, financial reporting, contracts and purchasing, capital requests and planning and compliance. The office is also home to facilities services and campus planning, food services, and public safety. Get to know our departments and our staff – we are dedicated to making enhancing the profile of the GC, ensuring sound fiscal management and supporting the innovative work of our students, faculty and staff.

Brian A. Peterson

Interim Senior Vice President for Finance and Administration and Dean for Academic Initiatives and Strategic Innovation
Graduate Center
Room 8107.03

Phone 212-817-7600

Ken Tirino

Deputy to the Interim Senior Vice President for Finance and Administration
Room 8107

Phone 212-817-7604