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Kin Named Chief Financial Officer at Clarkson University

Nancy Kin has been appointed chief financial officer at Clarkson University. She will oversee Budgets and Planning, the Comptroller's Office, Human Resources, Student Administrative Services, Financial Aid and the Payroll, Purchasing/Risk Management areas of the University, as well as J.R. Weston Inc.

Kin has more than 16 years of experience in higher education, administering the financial and business operations of private and public colleges, with over 10 years serving as a vice president of finance. Most recently she held the position of vice president of finance at William Mitchell College of Law in St. Paul, Minn.

During her career, she has managed departments representing budget and finance, human resources, information technology, facilities, investments, financial aid, auxiliaries, construction, conference services and risk management. She also directed an investment portfolio (St. Norbert College) that ranked among National Association of College and University Business Officers' (NACUBO) top 100 colleges in 2001.

Kin has a bachelor's degree in business administration and accounting from Governors State University (Illinois), an executive MBA from the University of Chicago, a certificate from the Harvard IEM Program, and a CPA license in Illinois. Her professional affiliations include NACUBO, the Central Association of College and University Business Officers, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and the Minnesota Society of CPAs.

Clarkson University, located in Potsdam, New York, is a private, nationally ranked university with a reputation for developing innovative leaders in engineering, business, the sciences, health sciences and the humanities. At Clarkson, 3,000 high-ability students excel in an environment where learning is not only positive, friendly and supportive but spans the boundaries of traditional disciplines and knowledge. Faculty members achieve international recognition for their research and scholarship and connect students to their leadership potential in the marketplace through dynamic, real-world problem solving.

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