Stephen J. Lightcap, Ed.D., is vice president for Finance & Administration at the University of the Arts. Dr. Lightcap is responsible for the financial operations of the institution, including budgeting, accounting, financial reporting, long-range financial planning, asset management and risk management. Departments that come under his direct supervision include the controller’s office, human resources, facilities operations and maintenance, housekeeping, distribution services, rentals, public safety, the School Store, and dining services.

Before joining the University of the Arts, Dr. Lightcap served as vice president for finance and administration and treasurer at Cabrini College in Radnor, Pa. Prior to Cabrini College, he served as vice president for financial affairs and treasurer at Chestnut Hill College and as treasurer of Moore College of Art and Design, both in Philadelphia. He received his Ed.D. in Higher Education Management from the University of Pennsylvania, and has research interests in management and inter-institutional collaboration. Dr. Lightcap also holds an MBA from Villanova University and a BS in Commerce and Engineering Science from Drexel University.