Chief Operating Officer Jacqueline A. Travisano with H. Wayne Huizenga

Executive Vice President/Chief Operating Officer

Jacqueline A. Travisano, Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Nova Southeastern UniversityJacqueline A. Travisano
(954) 262-7555
(954) 262-3800 (fax)

Jacqueline A. Travisano serves as Nova Southeastern University's Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer.  In this capacity Ms. Travisano is responsible for the overall direction, management, and effective administrative operations of the University in support of its mission, core values, and 2020 Vision.

Currently Ms. Travisano oversees the units of Finance, Enrollment and Student Services, Information Technology, Facilities and Public Safety, Human Resources, University Relations, Business Services, and Internal Audit. Ms. Travisano joined Nova Southeastern University in September, 2011.

Ms. Travisano's career encompasses over two decades of service to higher education and non-profit organizations in various capacities. Immediately prior to joining Nova Southeastern University, Ms. Travisano served as Vice President for Business Affairs and Chief Financial Officer at St. John’s University in Queens, New York. Other past appointments include Vice President for Finance & Operations at Carlow University, Associate Vice President for Finance & Administration at Chatham University, and Controller at Goodwill Industries of Southwestern Pennsylvania.  Ms. Travisano began her career in public accounting at Coopers & Lybrand’s Pittsburgh office where she served higher education clients such as The University of Pittsburgh, Grove City College, and LaRoche College.

Ms. Travisano holds an M.B.A from Chatham University, a B.S. in Business Administration from Robert Morris University, and is a Certified Public Accountant.