Karen Goodwin

Vice Provost for Business Operations

Karen Goodwin
Vice Provost, Operations and Finance

Karen Goodwin, Vice Provost for Business Operations, oversees operational and strategic business matters for the Office of the Provost including fiscal management of the university’s academic affairs. She provides operational and financial counsel to the provost as well as leadership within UC’s colleges regarding strategic planning, business and operational needs and challenges and leadership training. Goodwin oversees Office of the Provost operational and business staff and assists with the development, compliance, and adoption of university business policies.

As a member of the provost’s senior leadership team, Goodwin represents the provost on various university committees including the University Budget Committee, UCO Governance Committee, Bearcat Experience Committee, and chairs the Academic Business Officers Committee.

Prior to joining the Office of the Provost, Goodwin served as Business Manager for UC’s Department of Internal Medicine for 6 years as well as Partner Manager/Sr. Business Manager for Cincom Systems for 11 years.

She earned a bachelor's degree in Business Administration from Bowling Green State University.