Cynthia R. Hale is the Associate Vice President for Finance and Personnel in the Office of the Senior Vice President and Provost at the University of Maryland, College Park. She advises the Provost on all issues related to personnel, finance, and policy within the Division of Academic Affairs, as well as provides leadership in collaborative efforts to find solutions for funding and operational challenges.
She has served on the Senate and the Senate Executive Committee and as the Founding Chair of the Council of University System Staff (CUSS). She was the academic affairs representative to the initial collective bargaining committee and Corporate Secretary for the University Research International Corporation and was also a long time member of the Equity Council, the Chair of the President's Commission on Women's Issues, a member of the Athletic Council, a member of APAC. She is currently the Co-Director of the Administrative Modernization Program, which is focused on creating tools for faculty, staff, and students to strengthen operations within the University.
Ms. Hale is a graduate of Duke University and resides in Silver Spring, Maryland.