Campus: Humboldt State University -- February 7, 2003
Vice President of Administrative Affairs Named at HSU
Carl Coffey has been appointed vice president of administrative affairs at Humboldt State
University by President Rollin C. Richmond. He has served as the interim vice president
for development and administrative services since July.
Coffey, the first executive administrator to be hired by Richmond, is one of three
vice presidents reporting directly to the president and will play a key role in the
development of university policy. His areas of responsibility include fiscal affairs;
physical services; human resources; contracts, procurement and risk management;
graphic services; and the common management system project.
Coffey comes to Humboldt from California State University, Stanislaus where he has
been the associate vice president for facilities and business services since April
2000. Prior to that Coffey served in a variety of positions at CSU Stanislaus,
including assistant vice president for facilities and operations, assistant director
of plant operations, and director of physical plant.
"I am delighted that Carl Coffey is joining Humboldt State as the vice president
for administrative affairs," said Richmond. "We now have a seasoned and experienced
administrator providing leadership for an important part of the university. I look
forward to continuing to work with Carl as he strives to make our physical facilities
serve the academic needs of the campus even better."
Coffey will assume his new position on April 1. Until then he will remain in his
interim capacity at Humboldt while he transitions from his current position at
Contact: Elizabeth Hans McCrone, (707) 826-5102