BRUNO JOINS ULM STAFF AS ASSOCIATE VICE PRESIDENT OF BUSINESS
HAMMOND -- Independence native Nick Bruno has joined the staff of the University of Louisiana at Monroe as associate vice president of business affairs. His appointment was approved August 23 by the Louisiana Board of Supervisors.
Bruno previously served as assistant vice president for special initiatives at Southeastern Louisiana University. He spent most of his more than 20 years at Southeastern as director of auxiliary services.
Southeastern recently honored Bruno for his years of service with a farewell reception. At Southeastern, he was responsible for projects such as installing card readers throughout the university for use in vending and copy machines; initiating the construction of the innovative campus housing projects the Village and Southeastern Oaks, and bringing in private firms to provide student services such as the campus bookstore and campus dining.
As ULM’s new associate vice president for business affairs Bruno will be responsible for directing and overseeing the overall operations of departments ensuring compliance with university, state, and federal law, policies and regulations. He will also oversee the preparation of university budgets, provide budgetary revenue projections as well as expenditure projections for such areas as salaries, related benefits, utilities, and scholarships, among many other duties.
Bruno received his doctoral degree in educational leadership from the University of Mississippi.