Amy Oates is associate vice provost for finance and administration in the Office of the Provost. She is responsible for directing and coordinating the budget preparation and long-range financial planning process for schools, programs, and academic administrative units under the jurisdiction of the Provost. In addition, Amy works with the administrative offices, directors and deans to ensure compliance with established budgets and operational plans. Amy has been at Duke University for 30 years and worked in Financial Affairs & Systems at the Medical Center, Auxiliary Finance and Cost Accounting. In addition to her role as director, Amy serves on many campus committees, including, Budget Working Group, Enrollment Management Committee and Research Administration Continuous Improvement Project. Amy received her Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.