Harold Hewitt, Jr.

Harold Hewitt, Jr., Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at Chapman University, joined the Commission in 2009. Prior to accepting his position at Chapman, he served for two years as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at the Los Angeles Philharmonic Association. He has also served in senior financial officer positions at Occidental College and Whittier College. He holds a B.A. in Philosophy from Cornell College, Mt. Vernon, Iowa, and an MBA from the Peter F. Drucker and Masatoshi Ito Graduate School of Management at The Claremont Graduate University. He has been active in higher education professional associations, including serving on the Small Institutions Council of the National Association of College and university Business Officers (NACUBO), participating on several NACUBO task forces and committees, and serving on the Professional Development Committee of the Western Association of College and University Business Officers (WACUBO). He has also participated on nine WASC visiting teams and has served as co-chair of the Substantive Change Committee.