Office of the Vice President of Finance & Treasurer

The Vice President of Finance & Treasurer oversees many of the services at Reed that help to foster an environment of academic excellence.

Our team is dedicated to collaborative partnerships with our faculty and staff colleagues and has a goal of providing exemplary delivery of services to campus.

Lynn Valenter, Vice President of Finance & Treasurer

Lynn comes to Reed from Washington State University (WSU) in Vancouver, Washington, where she was the vice chancellor of finance and operations. With more than 20 years of experience in higher education financial administration, Lynn brings a depth of knowledge in budgets and accounting, facilities operations, capital planning, and human resources. During her time at WSU, she has collaboratively developed divisional strategic plans and served as interim chancellor. Lynn has worked in collaboration with Clark County on land use and planning, in addition to enhanced environmental health and safety training, reporting, and guidance.

Lynn grew up in Portland. She has a bachelor of science degree in hotel administration from Cornell University and a master’s of business administration from WSU. She is a current board member and previously served as chair of the National Association of College and University Business Officers, and she is co-chair of the community advisory group for the Interstate Bridge Replacement Program.

Offices of the Vice President of Finance & Treasurer


Business Office

Human Resources

Facilities Services

Risk Management & Contracts

Environmental Health & Safety

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