Vice Chancellor for Finance & Administration
Virginia Teachey is a highly skilled executive with more than 25 years of administrative and financial experience in higher education currently serving as the Vice Chancellor for Finance and Administration and Chief Financial Officer at UNC Pembroke.
Teachey has spent nearly her entire career in higher education, most recently at North Carolina State University where she served as assistant dean for Finance and Business Management for the College of Engineering. As the chief fiscal and administrative officer, she managed a $210 million operating budget and influenced more than 200 staff members supporting the operation of one of NC State’s most renowned academic units. The College of Engineering’s programs and research is consistently ranked among the top engineering schools in the nation.
Before her success in NC State’s College of Engineering, Teachey was instrumental in major projects as the associate director for finance in University Housing, Greek Life & Caldwell Fellows. During her tenure in this position, she developed and implemented a comprehensive 10-year capital improvement plan including new capital projects and renovations and successfully managed a $140 million bond portfolio.
At UNCP, Teachey is responsible for the oversight and management of the university’s administrative and financial functions including finance, business services, budgeting, facilities, information technology and human resources. She also serves as the chief financial officer for the UNCP Foundation, Inc.
Prior to her roles at UNCP and NC State, she served as chief administrative officer at Ball State University in the Department of Kinesiology and as an administrative coordinator in the Department of Special Education.
Teachey also brings more than 12 years of course development and academic instruction experience through various roles and as an adjunct instructor at Indiana Business. A perspective, she believes, gives her critical insight into what is at the core of the university’s mission—delivering a high-quality student experience. Teachey notes her early experience in the classroom as the motivator for her lengthy career in higher education.
Teachey earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Northwood University and a master’s degree in business administration from Anderson University.