UT Dallas appoints controller to oversee financial operations

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UT Dallas has appointed Randy Rikel as associate vice president and controller, overseeing the financial operations of the University, including general accounting, payroll, student financial services and financial reporting.  

“We are fortunate to have a professional with Randy’s qualifications and experience join us at UT Dallas,” said Terry Pankratz, vice president for budget and finance. “Our ability to recruit him is a testament to the positive momentum the University is building as we continue our rapid growth and progress toward Tier One recognition.”

Rikel, who is a certified public accountant, is a veteran administrator with more than 17 years in accounting and business operations at higher education institutions. His experience will help UT Dallas develop a business office infrastructure that will offer “seamless support of our students, faculty and staff,” Pankratz said.

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