Hoffner named assistant vice chancellor for operations

Steven P. Hoffner has accepted the position of assistant vice chancellor for operations, announced Henry S. Webber, executive vice chancellor for administration.

For the past few years, Hoffner has served as president of Quadrangle Management Company and Quadrangle Housing as well as assistant vice chancellor for real estate. From 1997-2005, he was the University’s assistant vice chancellor for students and director of operations.

Hoffner will be responsible for University Police, Parking & Transportation Services, Food Services, Whittemore House and summer conference operations.

“All of the areas Steve will be responsible for are critical to Washington University,” Webber said. “We have made great progress in each area in recent years. Under Steve’s leadership, we hope to make even greater progress in the years ahead.”

In addition, Hoffner will manage a variety of special projects on the Danforth Campus.

“This is a wonderful opportunity to return to the Danforth Campus and work more closely with students, faculty and staff on a daily basis,” Hoffner said.

“I look forward to working with my colleagues to maintain and improve services that contribute to the University’s overall excellence,” Hoffner said.

Prior to his arrival at the University in 1997, Hoffner served as city manager of Clayton.

Previously, he was city manager of Carbondale, Ill., from 1989-1992; deputy city manager for finance and administration in Kalamazoo, Mich., from 1985-89; city manager of Petoskey, Mich., from 1980-83; and assistant to the city manager of Winnetka, Ill., from 1979-1980.