As chief operating officer and vice president for administrative affairs, Dr. Volnick oversees the university’s administrative and operational units including Public Safety, Facilities Management, Environmental Health & Safety, Human Resources, Business Services, Emergency Management, Board of Trustee Operations, President’s Office Operations, the Eleanor R. Baldwin House presidential residence, Real Estate Development, the University Ombudsman, as well as the Offices of the Inspector General and University Compliance. She also has served as interim vice president for institutional advancement, interim vice president for financial affairs and chief financial officer, interim oversight over public affairs, and interim inspector general.
Dr. Volnick is originally from Poughkeepsie, New York, but has spent most of her life in South Florida. A three-time Owl and a proud first-generation college graduate, Dr. Volnick received her bachelor’s degree in communication, and her master’s and doctoral degrees in education leadership, from Florida Atlantic.
Appointed: October 2022