Initiatives and Priorities

Operational Excellence Senior Leadership Group

The senior leadership group for the operational excellence initiative includes:

  • Kathy Brown, vice president for human resources
  • Aaron Friedman, vice president for health sciences and dean, Medical School
  • Karen Hanson, senior vice president for academic affairs and provost
  • Robert Jones, senior vice president for academic administration, University of Minnesota System
  • Eric Kaler, president
  • Gail Klatt, associate vice president, internal audits
  • Tim Mulcahy, vice president for research
  • Kathleen O'Brien, vice president for university services
  • Richard Pfutzenreuter, vice president and chief financial officer
  • Amy Phenix, chief of staff to the president
  • Scott Studham, vice president and CIO for information technology