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Division of Finance and Administration 

The division is responsible for the finance and business operations of the university. 
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Responsibilities include budgeting and financial planning, investment management, capital project finance, accounting and control, risk management, environmental health and safety, financial aid, human resources, community affairs, and the physical plant. Other areas of responsibility include construction and renovation of facilities, purchasing, document and mail services, bookstore, dining, and other miscellaneous auxiliary service enterprises, such as faculty housing, campus weddings, and managing the Colgate Cemetery and Colgate Camp.

Contact information

13 Oak Drive
James B. Colgate Hall, Room 307
Hamilton, NY 13346
Phone: 315-228-7422
Fax: 315-228-6639


Joseph S. Hope
Senior Vice President for Finance and Administration,
Chief Investment Officer

Amanda Smith
Senior administrative assistant