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Assistant Vice Chancellor for Finance

Kurt Shepherd, M.B.A.

Kurt Shepherd is the Assistant Vice Chancellor for Finance overseeing Provost Central finances as well as the Chief Business Officers. Kurt Shepherd and Finance support personnel for all of the Vice Provost areas and the Blair School of Music, Vanderbilt Law School, Owen Graduate School of Management and the Divinity School.

Shepherd joined Vanderbilt in 2000 in Management Information Systems. He remained in MIS serving in multiple roles while completing his MBA at the Owen Graduate School of Management. Subsequent to earning his MBA, Shepherd began his career in finance and administration within the Center for Stem Cell Biology (part of the School of Medicine Basic Sciences). In 2013, Shepherd moved to University Enrollment Affairs as the Director of Administration and Finance where he remained until June of 2016 at which point he joined the Provost finance team. In addition to his MBA, Shepherd earned his bachelor’s degree in Finance and Management from the University of Evansville.


Kurt Shepherd 
411 Kirkland Hall