Vice President for Finance & Administration
Ms. Pearson became the University’s Vice President for Finance and Administration in March 2017. Prior to coming to the University, Ms. Pearson was the Chief Financial Officer at Boise State University (“BSU”) and previously served eight years as that university’s associate vice president for finance and administration. She has been director of internal audit services for the Oregon University System and the Idaho State Board of Education. She is an active participant and presenter for regional and national higher education professional organizations including the National Association of College and University Business Officers (“NACUBO”), and was recently appointed to NACUBO’s Research Universities Council. Ms. Pearson earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Idaho and a master’s of public administration degree from BSU. She is a certified public accountant and serves on several boards, including College Spark Washington, the Downtown Pullman Association, the Pullman Regional Hospital and the Pullman Moscow Regional Airport.