Gary Huff has joined the VCU School of Nursing as associate dean of business and administration. Huff most recently served as associate dean of administration at VCU’s School of the Arts in Qatar.
As associate dean of business and administration, Huff will oversee the business and administrative enterprise for the School of Nursing, including budget and financial planning, building and IT operations, management of human resources, and ongoing school operations and business needs.
“Gary brings a strong depth of VCU experience and financial management that will be major assets to our school’s operation,” said Jean Giddens, Ph.D. RN, FAAN, dean and Doris B. Yingling Endowed Chair. “He is a highly talented addition to our leadership team.”
Huff has more than 20 years of leadership in higher education administrative and financial operations. He joined VCU in 2010 as associate controller, after serving as controller at Philander Smith College in Little Rock, Ark. for three years. Huff became associate dean for administration at Qatar in 2012, where he served as the chief administrator officer, leading budget and financial planning, human resources, research administration, technology services, and ancillary operations.
Huff received his bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, an M.B.A. from HEC Paris, France and a certificate in LGBT Executive Leadership from Stanford University.