Gerald Whittington has been the Senior Vice President for Business, Finance and Technology at Elon University since January 1992. He serves as the Corporate Treasurer of the Elon University Board of Trustees and Corporation.
He was also the Vice President for Business and Finance at Agnes Scott College and has served in the administration at the University of Virginia, Duke University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
In 2018, Mr. Whittington was named the national Distinguished Business Officer by the National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO). This is the highest and most prestigious award and honor offered by NACUBO.
He has an undergraduate degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and an MBA from Duke University. Mr. Whittington is regularly a national speaker on the topics of higher education finance, institutional planning and construction. Additionally, he is a member of NACUBO and SACUBO and is a finance and administration evaluator for the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.