Associate Vice President, Financial Systems Development & Operations - Raye Ann Robinson
University of Alaska
208 Butrovich Building
P.O. Box 756580
Fairbanks, AK 99775
Raye Ann Robinson serves as UA’s Associate Vice President of Financial Development and Operations. She has worked in various financial positions at the university for 35 years.
In her current position, Raye Ann is responsible for the leadership and direction in the planning, development and operation of the university’s financial system. She reviews business practices and ensures compliance is accomplished in accordance to federal and state statues, Board of Regents’ policy and various regulations.
Raye Ann graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater with a Bachelor of Science in mathematics and computer science, with a secondary education emphasis. In 1974, she and her husband moved to Alaska, where she taught briefly in the Fairbanks school district before taking a position as a grant technician at the University of Alaska Fairbanks.
In 1978, she was offered a part-time job as research support staff, which worked out perfectly at the time to balance both work and a young family. Raye Ann accepted her first position at the System Office in 1979, which involved converting the existing batch mode accounting system into a “partial” online system. Since then, there has been a continuous cycle of technological improvements to the modern financial system of today.