Dawn Rhodes, MBA, was named chief business and finance officer and vice president at the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB), effective Aug. 1, 2016. In this role, Ms. Rhodes oversees UMB's $1.1 billion budget; accounting; emergency management; facilities operations; public safety; real estate, planning and space management; sponsored projects accounting and compliances; and strategic sourcing and aquisition services. She also serves as a key liaison to the local community on neighborhood development projects. Ms. Rhodes brought more than 30 years of experience in finance and operations to UMB, 23 of them in higher education. Prior to joining UMB, she was vice chancellor for finance and administration at Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI).