Executive Dean for Administration and Finance, Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Tim Bowman joined the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences as executive dean for administration and finance in February 2012. Prior to this position, he was associate dean for operations at Harvard Kennedy School and teaches courses in strategic management and higher education management at the Extension School.
He has held a variety of senior management positions and has done strategic consulting for institutions of higher education in the United States and the Middle East. He previously held the position of vice president of finance and administration at Chatham University, where as chief financial officer and chief operating officer he was responsible for campus master planning, enrollment management, human resources, facilities, security, and auxiliary services. He has also been the vice president of finance and administration at Neumann University, and assistant treasurer at Philadelphia University. Bowman also serves on the commission for higher education, the annual financial review committee, and several accreditation teams for the New England Association of Schools and Colleges; and is on the board of the Eastern Association of College and University Business Officers (EACUBO).
He received his bachelor's degree in accounting from Elizabethtown College, his MBA with a concentration in finance from Philadelphia University, and has attended the Institute for Educational Management at the Harvard Graduate School of Education.