Sally F. Roush
Sally F. Roush
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Sally F. Roush

Interim Vice Chancellor for Business & Finance
The California State University

Ms. Sally F. Roush began her appointment as Interim Vice Chancellor, Business and Finance, for the California State University, effective January 1, 2014. Her responsibilities at the Office of the Chancellor include the development and monitoring of the CSU’s budget (which totals approximately $6 billion). In addition, Ms. Roush oversees the allocation of fiscal resources and the management of fiscal accountability, including financial reporting, treasury, debt, investments, risk management, public safety, and oversight of university auxiliaries. Added to this, she oversees the capital planning, design and construction and the information technology initiatives of the university system.  

Ms. Roush most recently served as the Vice President for Business and Financial Affairs at San Diego State University, a position she held from June 1994 to June 2013.  While at SDSU she was responsible for the management of one of four major divisions that make up the administrative organization of the University and included budget and financial resource management, athletics oversight, construction of new facilities, human resource management, maintenance and improvement of current facilities, and providing for the public and environmental safety of approximately 34,000 students and 5,000 employees.

As Chief Financial Officer of San Diego State University, Ms. Roush oversaw the fiscal activities of the University and its non-profit support organizations and enterprises with combined annual revenues of $750 million.  She was a member of the boards of the San Diego State University Foundation and of Aztec Shops, Ltd. 

Ms. Roush was the president of and served on the Board of Directors for the Western Association of College and University Business Officers and served on the Board of the National Association of College and University Business Officers.  She was also on the Board of Directors for the College Area Community Council in San Diego, which is both a Citizens’ Advisory and a Community Planning Association.