As Vice President, Robert Knight’s portfolio includes finance, human resources, facilities, information technology, procurement, and security and safety for all students, faculty and staff of the University of Northern British Columbia in Prince George, British Columbia.
Robert has extensive experience in senior administration and finance roles at academic institutions. Before coming to UNBC in April 2016, Robert served as the principal administrative and financial officer for the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development at New York University, managing the central administrative operations of the school, including human resources, budget and finance, information technology, and space allocation and facilities.
Prior to going to NYU in 2010, he served as Associate Dean for Finance and Administration at Case Western Reserve University’s School of Engineering and at its Weatherhead School of Management. He has also served as Assistant Vice Chancellor for Finance and Administration at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and Financial Planning and Budget Director at Oberlin College.
Robert holds a BA in Social Sciences from The Ohio State University and an MBA from Case Western Reserve University. He also earned a Certificate of Advanced Studies from the American Graduate School of International Management.