Santa Clara University announced today that Michael Hindery has been
named vice president for finance and administration.
As vice president for finance and administration, Hindery '76 will be a
principal member of the University's executive team, reporting to
University President Michael Engh, S.J., to provide leadership for the
administration and finance units. He will also play a key role in the
University's upcoming capital campaign, construction projects and the
implementation of the overall strategic plan.
Hindery will have oversight for the University's $840 million endowment,
an annual operating budget of $387 million, and an administrative and
finance team of 160.
"Michael Hindery is exceptionally well-qualified to assume a financial
leadership role at Santa Clara at a time when we are working to make
progress toward the University's strategic priorities," said Engh. "A
seasoned executive with a well-rounded portfolio, his ties to Silicon
Valley and to our campus complement his experience."
Hindery has nearly 30 years experience in budget and finance, facilities
management and campus planning and comes to Santa Clara University from
University of California, San Francisco, (UCSF) where he is currently
vice dean for administration, finance, and clinical programs. As chief
financia and chief administrative officer at UCSF School of Medicine,
Hindery has general management responsibilities for a consolidated
operating budget of $1.7 billion, a 1,900 physician, $450 million (in
collections) medical group, and a workforce of nearly 6,000 faculty,
physician, and staff employees.
From 1996 to 2006, Hindery was senior associate dean for finance and
administration at Stanford University School of Medicine with general
management responsibilities for (at the time) a consolidated budget of
more than $1 billion (including nearly $400 million in sponsored
research), a workforce of nearly 4,000 employees, and more than 1.1
million square feet of research and administrative space.
Hindery spent 11 years at the University of Pennsylvania Medical Center
and was associate vice president for medical center financial affairs
and executive director for the School of Medicine Administration when he
"Joining Santa Clara University's executive team is a wonderful
opportunity to build on my experiences and work with President Engh to
help Santa Clara continue to grow and prosper," said Hindery. "It is
especially rewarding to return to my alma mater where I received an
outstanding education and which has had a profound impact on my personal
and professional development. I look forward to working with the campus
community and am energized by the possibilities ahead."
Hindery received an M.S. in urban planning from the University of
Washington, an M.A. in American civilization from the University of
Pennsylvania, and a B.S. in sociology from Santa Clara University. While
a student at Santa Clara University, Hindery was valedictorian and
Nobili Medal recipient.
About Santa Clara University
Santa Clara University, a comprehensive Jesuit, Catholic university
located 40 miles south of San Francisco in California's Silicon Valley,
offers its more than 8,800 students rigorous undergraduate curricula in
arts and sciences, business, theology, and engineering, plus master's
and law degrees and engineering Ph.D.s. Distinguished nationally by one
of the highest graduation rates among all U.S. master's universities,
California's oldest operating higher-education institution demonstrates
faith-inspired values of ethics and social justice. For more
information, see www.scu.edu.
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