Associate vice president for financial planning and analysis Trent Grocock will be the University’s next vice president for finance beginning June 10, Notre Dame announced in a Thursday press release.Grocock will be responsible for financial reporting and analysis, accounting and financial services, the tax department, research programs, accounting and payroll, the release said. His previous work included the Campus Crossroads financial model and helping to establish the “employee wellness center and pharmacy on campus.”Grocock’s predecessor and appointer, incoming executive vice president Shannon Cullinan, said he is the best choice for the position.“Trent is a widely respected leader with an extraordinary commitment to stewarding the University’s resources,” Cullinan said. “His forward-looking mindset, collaborative approach and commitment to Notre Dame’s mission make him an ideal person for this important leadership role.”A Notre Dame alum, Grocock said he looks forward to working with his colleagues and being part of the Notre Dame legacy.“I am humbled and honored and honored to be appointed to this role and afforded the opportunity to work with such a talented group of individuals,” Grocock said. “I look forward to the team building upon the financial foundation that has been established by our predecessors.”Tags: associate vice president for financial planning and analysis, Shannon Cullinan, Trent Grocock, vice president for finance
Categories: Letters to the Editor, Opinion We often take for granted the benefits we receive because others take their time to serve. But stop for a minute and think about a world without volunteers.How many people would die? How many would go hungry or become ill? The ramifications would be catastrophic. Volunteers are one of our country’s most important assets. If there no volunteers, how would we mentor the young, feed the homeless and provide comfort to the sick and elderly? We should take a moment to recognize the volunteers who make our country a better place. Remember, they are giving of themselves so life will be better for all of us.Walter “Neal” BrazellRotterdamMore from The Daily Gazette:Rotterdam convenience store operator feels results of having Stewart’s as new neighborCar hits garage in Rotterdam Sunday morning; Garage, car burnEDITORIAL: Urgent: Today is the last day to complete the censusEDITORIAL: Beware of voter intimidationEDITORIAL: Find a way to get family members into nursing homes
Celtic and Man City served-up a thrilling Champions League tie last night at Parkhead.It finished 3-all in Glasgow after an end-to-end tie that saw Celtic take the lead three times – only to be pegged-back on each occasion.City manager Brendan Rodgers says he thinks they should have won. Meanwhile, Arsenal cruised to a 2-0 win over FC Basel at the Emirates.Theo Walcott scored both of the goals for the Gunners.Manchester United and Southampton are also among the clubs in action in the Europa League tonight.