Winter 2023 /Choosing the Difficult/

New COO and Treasurer Jeff Roth

Jeff Roth, an innovative finance leader with experience at top higher education institutions and the nation’s largest public library system, joined the College as vice president, chief operating officer and treasurer in September.

Jeff RothHe previously was an associate vice president for academic planning and budgeting at UCLA, where he worked to increase transparency in allocation decisions for the $10 billion annual operating budget and developed a multi-year budget approach to strengthen the university’s finances for the future. Before joining UCLA in 2016, Roth served in a series of key leadership roles over 15 years at the New York Public Library, directing finance and strategic planning for the 92-location system, largest in the U.S. He earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Massachusetts Amherst and an MBA from Rutgers Graduate School of Management.