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Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

Ken Kaiser serves as Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Temple University.

With nearly 30 years of dedicated service to Temple University, Ken brings extensive experience and deep institutional appreciation to the Senior Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer role, having served as Vice President, CFO and Treasurer from December 2013 until his current appointment by University President, Dr. Jason Wingard, in August 2021.

Previously responsible for Budget, Human Resources, Bursar, Risk Management & Insurance, Treasury and Investments, Controller operations, Digital Document Services, the OWLcard (Diamond Dollars), and Mission Continuity Planning, Ken now adds Construction, Facilities & Operations, Purchasing, Campus Safety, Business Services and Auxiliaries to his portfolio.

Ken has worked at Temple University in two stints; briefly interrupted by three years of service as Vice President for Administration and Finance at Montgomery County Community College from 2005 to 2008. At Temple University, he has served as Senior Associate Vice President for Finance and Human Resources (2008 to 2013), Director of Finance and Administration for Institutional Advancement (2002 to 2005), University Privacy Officer (2003 to 2005), Director of Finance and Operations for Temple’s Ambler and Fort Washington campuses (1999 to 2002) and Senior Budget Analyst (1991 to 1999).

Ken’s connections to Temple University run deeper than his decades of service, having earned three degrees from Temple: a bachelor’s degree in Finance from the Fox School of Business in 1989, a MBA in 1994, and a master's degree in Management Information Systems and E-Business in 2003.