Jennifer M. Sauer Joins IU as Vice President for Finance and Administration
Immaculata University announces that Jennifer M. Sauer of Richmond, VA, has joined the university as vice president for Finance and Administration. Sauer comes to Immaculata from the University of Richmond. In her new position Sauer will oversee financial operations, investment management, budget and planning, human resources, facilities, administrative technology and the administrative units of dining, bookstore and copy center.
For the past 25 years, Sauer served in progressively advanced, senior-level financial positions within the University of Richmond. Most recently, she held the position of Associate Vice President for Business and Finance and prior to that, Sauer was the Associate Vice President and Controller. She also served in various accountant roles at both the University of Richmond, and in other higher education settings.
Earning a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting, Sauer is also a CPA. In 2009, Sauer was inducted into Omicron Delta Kappa as that year´s staff nominee at the University of Richmond. She is currently the chair of the Program Committee for the Eastern Association of College and University Business Officers and has served on the committee since 2007. Besides being active in EACUBO, Sauer also was active with a consortium of schools, Associated Colleges of the South, working on projects with colleagues among those schools. As an active member of the Richmond community, she was involved in her local parish, volunteered at the Little Sisters of the Poor Home for the Aged and served for a time on the Board of Directors for the Richmond Strikers Soccer Club.
"After spending most of my career at one institution, it is both frightening and exciting to make such a big change. Immaculata is a university on the move; in some ways, just like Richmond was in the 1980´s when I started there. Everyone I´ve met is extremely welcoming and helpful to me. I´m simply delighted to be here," commented Sauer on her new position.
Jennifer is married to Paul Sauer, and they have three children. Michael is a senior at Furman University, Kristen is a freshman at Mount St. Mary´s University and Patrick is in the 7th grade at Great Valley Middle School.
Immaculata University is a residential, Catholic, coeducational institution of higher education, located on the Main LineVisit the website at www.immaculata.edu.