Master of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies

Guilbert L. Brown, 2012

Guilbert L. Brown

Guilbert Brown is the Interim Vice President for Finance and Administration/CFO for Millersville University. He previously served as the Acting Assistant Vice Chancellor with the Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education and as the Vice President for Finance & Administration at Edinboro University (EU). While with EU, he presented to AASHE on sustainability projects at EU including energy management, geothermal and solar installations. As Director of Budget & Financial Planning at George Mason University, Gil served on Mason’s Sustainability Council and worked with student leaders to establish the Patriot Green Fund to promote sustainability projects. As a Special Trustee for the Southeastern University Research Association (SURA) he supported SURA’s leadership of the Coastal and Ocean Modeling Testbed. He has also served as the chief budget and planning officer at Rice University, Georgetown University and Oregon State University, where he developed strategies to strengthen research activities at the Hatfield Marine Science Center.

Gil has conducted workshops on strategic planning and budgeting, as well as annual meeting sessions, for a number of higher education associations. He is a co-author and chapter contributor to multiple books on strategic enrollment management and has served as a consultant to private and public institutions on linking strategic enrollment management with financial planning, budget and planning processes, technology strategy, cost analysis, and organizational change.

Gil is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the University of Denver with degrees in political science and philosophy and earned a Master’s Degree in Interdisciplinary Studies with a higher education concentration from George Mason University.