Jane Stein, who has been the director of fiscal management for the College of Engineering since 1981, was spotlighted in a long interview for the Spring 2010 issue of the quarterly newsletter produced by the Eastern Association of College and University Business Officers (EACUBO). Stein has served faithfully as a volunteer for EACUBO since 1980, and is currently a member of the Program Committee. EACUBO’s purpose is to enable the instructional, research, and public service missions of higher education. Read the interview.
EACUBO promotes effective and ethical administration by business officers in colleges and universities in the Eastern region by producing professional development activities; promoting inter-institutional communication and cooperation; and disseminating information on current and future issues.
As the director of fiscal management, Stein is responsible for managing the college’s $40 million budget. Prior to 1981, Stein was a budget associate in the Budget Office at UMass Amherst, junior accountant in the Controller’s Office, and bookkeeper in the Cooperative Extension Service. She earned a B.A. in Political Science from Brown University and an M.S.B.A. in Accounting from UMass Amherst. While working on behalf of EACUBO, Stein has served as a member and chair of the Western Massachusetts-Connecticut Local Area Committee, chair of the Membership Committee, and vice chair of the Workshop Committee. (April 2010)