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Interim Vice Chancellor for Planning and Budget Veronica Mendez

Veronica Mendez

Interim Vice Chancellor for Planning and Budget
University of California, Merced

Veronica Mendez is the interim Vice Chancellor for the Division of Planning and Budget at the University of California, Merced. 

In her role, she led the development of the comprehensive financial plan and organizational structure that forms the foundational basis for the campus's $1.3 billion, 1.2 million gross-square-foot Merced 2020 Project, North America’s largest social infrastructure public-private partnership initiative and the first of its kind in the United States.

The long term financial model she developed will strategically guide UC Merced in its financial planning and capital facility lifecycle assessments as it grows to 10,000 students by 2020 and beyond. In addition, interim Vice Chancellor Mendez also provides leadership for UC Merced’s institutional research, budgetary and business intelligence initiatives. Prior to joining UC Merced, Mendez worked at the University of Texas at Brownsville where she contributed to the physical and aesthetic growth of the campus.  

Contact information:

Gina Vieira
Administrative Assistant to the Interim Vice Chancellor
vvieira@ucmerced.edu   Phone: 209-228-4414