Richard Fethke

Financial Officer

Dean's Office

B.A., Eastern Michigan University (Management, Marketing, and Accounting)
Dallas Hall 209
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Rick Fethke joined the Southern Methodist University Budget Office in January 2, 1985 as a Financial Analyst after working three years as a staff accountant for Hunt Petroleum Corp. He was promoted to a Senior Financial Analyst position within two years and became the University Budget Director in 1990. In 1992 Rick was promoted to Director of Budgets and Strategic Planning and served the University in the position until 2003 when he accepted the Dedman College Financial Officer's position. Rick was born in Geneva Illinois, and grew up in Lake Worth, Florida. He attended Eastern Michigan University, where he graduated with honors in Business Administration with majors in Management, Marketing and Accounting. In college, he was a member of Eastern's Cross-Country and Track team. He earned all conference honors and was captain of his 1978 Cross-Country team. He enjoys running, photography and travel.