Stephen J. Beditz
Vice President for Finance and Business
After serving for twenty years as the University at Albany’s chief human resources officer, Stephen Beditz was appointed Vice President for Finance and Business in 2009. Beditz joined the University in 1989 as Assistant Vice President for Human Resources Management.
As the campus’s chief financial officer, he is responsible for all campus financial management and budgeting activities. In addition, Beditz oversees the campus’ physical plant operations, capital construction, procurement, human resources, environmental health and sustainability programs.
Prior to joining UAlbany, he served as director of employee relations and director of personnel services at SUNY System Administration.
He holds an MS in Education Administration and Policy Studies, and a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, both from the University at Albany.
Beditz is involved in a broad spectrum of campus activities, serves on several not-for-profit boards, and is the past recipient of the Ted Barber Distinguished Service Award, bestowed by the SUNY Human Resources Association for contributions to the profession.