Fred Rogers is the vice president and treasurer of Carleton College, and the senior vice president emeritus of Cornell University, having served as Cornell’s chief financial officer for 10 years. Fred served as vice president of business affairs and chief financial officer of Carnegie Mellon University for 9 years before going to Cornell. He has been a leader and innovator among university business officers for over 25 years with a strong belief in collaborative work and mentoring. Rogers has been a presenter at many professional meetings and organizations including: the National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO), the Eastern Association of College and University Business Officers (EACUBO), the Southern Association of College and University Business Officers (SACUBO) / University of Kentucky College Business Management Institute; the Council on Governmental Relations (COGR); Commonfund Forum; EDUCAUSE; the Society for College and University Planning (SCUP) and the National Association for Auxiliary Services (NACAS). While representing Cornell on the board of COGR, he served two years as chairman of the Board. Rogers helped to initiate the EACUBO/Cornell University Administrative Management Institute, which he continues to direct today in its 20th year.
Rogers received the B.A. in mathematics from Carleton College and the M.S. with distinction from the Heinz School of Carnegie Mellon University. In 1998 Rogers received the Alumni Merit Award from Carnegie Mellon University and in 2010 was selected as the Small Endowment Manager of the Year by Institutional Investor Magazine.