Vice Chancellor for Finance and Administration
Scott R. Douglass joined the Office of Finance and Administration in January 2016. Prior to joining NC State, Douglass served as the University of Delaware’s executive vice president and treasurer; as chief financial and administrative officer, he managed a $1 billion operating budget and oversaw a $1.7 billion cash and endowment portfolio. Douglass previously served as the senior associate dean of finance and administration at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School before becoming vice president for finance and treasurer, where he oversaw a $2.1 billion operating budget.
In previous roles as the state of Delaware’s budget director and then secretary of finance, he formulated and enacted six annual $1 billion operating budgets; led legislative and state agency budgetary negotiations on behalf of the governor; served as the state’s chief financial officer; and was the governor’s principal liaison to legislators and business and community leaders for developing and implementing fiscal and public policies. Prior roles include director of the Office of Management, Budget and Planning for the city of Wilmington, Delaware; fiscal and policy analyst for the state of Delaware; and instructor at Temple University. Douglass earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees in political science from the University of Delaware and completed graduate studies at Syracuse University.