Colorado College names new vice president of finance and administration/treasurer - Colorado College

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Robert G. Moore has 13 years experience in Colorado higher education

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Nov. 5, 2008 – Colorado College announces the selection of Robert G. Moore as the new vice president of finance and administration/treasurer. Moore will assume the Colorado College vice presidency in January.

Moore’s experience as a financial executive includes 13 years of leadership in Colorado institutions of higher education and strong experience in budgeting, capital planning, human resources and debt strategy and management. He currently serves as vice president of budget and finance at the University of Colorado, a post he has held for three years.

 Previously he was vice president for finance and operations and treasurer at the Colorado School of Mines (1995-2005), deputy executive director for the Colorado Commission on Higher Education (1988-1995) and staff director for the Joint Budget Committee of the Colorado General Assembly (1977-1988).

"We are fortunate to bring Robert on board in this critical senior management position.  The depth of his financial background and his commitment to higher education will be a tremendous asset," said Colorado College President Richard F. Celeste. “He is deeply committed to liberal education and campus engagement.”

About Colorado College
Colorado College is a nationally prominent, four-year liberal arts college that was founded in Colorado Springs in 1874. The college operates on the innovative Block Plan, in which its 1,985 undergraduate students study one course at a time in intensive 3½-week blocks. The college also offers a master of arts in teaching degree. For more information, visit <>