- Associated Press - Tuesday, August 5, 2014

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - A top administrator at the University of Connecticut has been named vice president of administration and finance at Rhode Island College.

The Providence Journal reports that the Board of Education’s new post-secondary education council voted Monday night to appoint Lysa Teal.

Teal was named associate vice president of finance and budget at UConn in 2012 after having served as the school’s budget director.

She served previously as assistant budget director at Brown University from 1996 to 2005. She also was a budget analyst for the State of Rhode Island’s budget office in the 1990s.

She lives in Coventry and serves on the board of the Coventry Land Trust.