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 arrived at Reed in July 2021. She was formerly the vice chancellor of finance and operations at Washington State University (WSU) in Vancouver, Washington. With more than 25 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.
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 previously served as chair of the National Association of College and University Business Officers, president of the Western Association of College and University Business Officers, and she is co-chair of the community advisory group for the Interstate Bridge Replacement Program.