June 3, 2023

UMW Names Pearce VP for Administration and Finance

President Richard V. Hurley today announced that Rick Pearce has been named vice president for administration and finance.

“Rick already has demonstrated his adept leadership as acting vice president for administration and finance during the past year,” according to Hurley’s announcement. “I have every confidence in his oversight of UMW’s financial well-being. Rick is a consummate professional whose expertise, management skills, and in-depth knowledge are an asset to the University.”

As the chief financial officer, he will continue to direct facilities and capital projects, public safety and community services, human resources, and business operations. He also serves as treasurer of the UMW Foundation. Rick has been at UMW since 1998, serving as assistant and associate vice president for business and finance. Before coming to Mary Washington, he was dean of administration and finance at Germanna Community College. He also is active in the Fredericksburg community, where he serves as president of the Fredericksburg Boys & Girls Club, treasurer of the Fredericksburg Area Museum and Cultural Center, and a member of the Rappahannock Rotary. In addition, he is on the Finance Committee of the Rappahannock United Way.
Read the full news release.

About Brynn Boyer

Brynn Boyer is assistant director of media and public relations and a 2010 graduate of UMW.


  1. Rick:

    Congratulations! We are proud of you.


  2. Pam Lowery says