Howard University alumnus and noted higher ed finance expert Gerald Hector has been named vice-president of financial affairs at Cornell University.
Hector, who previously served in administrative posts at Johnson C. Smith University and the United Negro College Fund, has overseen more than $1 billion in grants, budgets and financial planning spanning more than 23 years in higher education.
Hector joined the HBCU Digest Podcast Series last year to discuss black college financial challenges and myths.
We talk with Howard University graduate and Ithaca College of New York Vice President of Finance Gerald Hector about impacts of culture, tradition and external forces on HBCU funding. The conversation is a preview of a forthcoming Southern Education Foundation webinar on HBCUs navigating the ‘New Normal’ http://southerneducation.org/Programs/Higher-Education/Sub/Navigating-the-New-Normal.aspx#.VAkr3GSwJIs