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Office of Business Affairs

The University of Texas System
210 W. 7th Street
Austin, Texas 78701-2982

(tel) 512/499-4560
(fax) 512/499-4289



Jonathan C. Pruitt

Executive Vice Chancellor for Business Affairs

Jonathan Pruitt joined The University of Texas System as Executive Vice Chancellor for Business Affairs in March 2022. He serves as the chief business officer for the U. T. System overseeing financial operations of the eight academic and five health institutions and System Administration. He directs the preparation of short-term and long-range plans and budgets based upon U. T. System strategic goals and growth objectives; directs all debt financing for the System, manages the Permanent University Fund (PUF) lands, supervises U. T. System employee benefit and risk management programs, and manages shared services functions. Pruitt oversees management of the following System Administration offices: Finance, Budget and Planning, Controller, Employee Benefits, Office of the Chief Information Officer, Capital Projects, HUB Programs, Real Estate, University Lands, and Collaborative Business Services.


Loretta M. Loyd

Assistant to the Executive Officer

Loretta Loyd earned a bachelor of arts degree in German from Central College, Pella, Iowa. Loretta came to the Office of Business Affairs in 2001 from the Office of General Counsel Business Law Section, where she had worked for more than seven years. She has served on a variety of committees over the years, including representing UT System Administration on the Employee Advisory Committee and the Systemwide Insurance Advisory Committee. She was a member of the U. T. System 2004 Class Two Management and Leadership Development Program. Ms. Loyd was the recipient of the 2006 A. W. “Dub” Riter, Jr. Humanitarian (Chancellor's) Award at The University of Texas System; and the 2007, 2008 Bronze level and 2009, 2010 Silver level Presidential Volunteer Service Award.