Fostering community. Empowering people.
Welcome to the Office of the Executive Vice Chancellor for Administration & Chief Administrative Officer (CAO).
Washington University welcomes the new CAO, Nichol Luoma, appointed February 1, 2024. Luoma is a renowned, respected national leader with deep experience in administration, operations and higher education. Learn more about Nichol Luoma.
Executive Vice Chancellor for Administration and Chief Administrative Officer
“I am both humbled and thrilled to be joining Washington University under Chancellor Martin. WashU is a special place; a world-renowned, prestigious research university that is also focused on St. Louis and the surrounding community. I am looking forward to being part of the university community and leading the administrative function in support of the strategic plan, ‘Here and Next.’
Our administrative areas are focused on providing exemplary services and support for our staff, faculty, students and the greater community.
Our strategic goals
Foster a culture
of talent management
Cultivate leadership development
Advance sustainability in university operations
Enable economically impactful supplier diversity