Lisa Baratta is Associate Provost for Budget Planning. In this role she advises cabinet officers and academic leadership on adjustments to the University’s Operating budget, evaluates requests for budget and administrative position requests, and assists the Provost and Vice President for Finance in aligning and integrating the University’s use of financial resources in support of its mission and priorities. From 2012 to 2019, Lisa was Associate Dean of Finance and Administration at Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University. In this role, she acted as the Chief Operating Officer for the school. Prior to Rutgers, she served as Academic Manager for the Department of Politics at Princeton, and worked in similar capacities at Harvard University. Lisa received her MBA from Boston University and MA in European Studies from George Washington University.