Jill Merriam

Budget Director
Contact: 612-625-2515, or jmerriam@umn.edu

Jill is the Budget Director for the Office of the Senior Vice President and Provost.  Her duties include oversight of the budget and human resource functions for the Office of the President, the Office of the Senior Vice President for System Academic Administration, the Vice President for Human Resources and various units that report to these offices.  She started working at the University in 1980 as a student employee in the CLA Budget Office for five years and a full-time accountant in that office for two years.  Jill left the University for two years and then returned in 1989 to work in various financial roles in the Office of the Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs.  In 1998 she became the Finance Director for the Law School and six years later returned to Morrill Hall in her current position.  Jill has a B.S. in Business from the University of Minnesota.