Executive Vice Chancellor for Administration and Finance and CU Anschutz Chief Financial Officer
As executive vice chancellor of administration and finance, Terri C. Carrothers oversees a multitude of university functions in departments staffed by personnel at both the medical and downtown campuses, including facilities, finance, student financial services, human resources, information technology services and university police.
Carrothers also serves directly as the chief financial officer for CU Anschutz, where she also directs the budget office, including business strategy and quality control, and the institutional planning office. She is responsible for a budget of more than $2 billion and plays an integral role in the ongoing development of the university’s many programs and initiatives.
Carrothers began her career with the University of Colorado in 1978 within University of Colorado Hospital, known at that time as Colorado General Hospital, and has worked for CU in a variety of administrative capacities since.
In 1990, she became the administrator for the Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, where she was also directly responsible for the management and growth of a large, diverse clinical practice at University of Colorado Hospital. In 2008, Carrothers was appointed assistant dean/chief of staff to the dean of the CU School of Medicine, and also served as director of finance and administration for the Department of Medicine during a portion of this time.
Carrothers was promoted in 2010 to associate dean for administration and finance for the CU School of Medicine, while retaining her chief of staff role. In these positions, she was responsible for the school’s finances, budget, human resources, procurement, communications, information technology, business intelligence, project management and administration activities.As the financial representative on various boards and committees, Carrothers contributes the invaluable perspective and understanding of the inner workings of CU cultivated throughout her long history with the institution. She enjoys spending time with her family, pursuing left-brain activities and relaxing at occasional Rockies games.