Troy J. Eggers

Troy Eggers serves as Vice Provost for Administration and Planning at Columbia University. 


Since taking the role in 2012, Troy has worked on many aspects of academic management including space planning, faculty housing, travel planning and emergency protocols, human resources, and financial management for the Office of the Provost. Troy oversees the University’s Office of Work/Life, Columbia’s International Students and Scholars Office, the Office of Planning and Institutional Research, Columbia University Press, Columbia’s University Seminars, the Alliance joint-venture between Columbia, the École Polytechnique, Sciences Po, and Panthéon-Sorbonne University, and Tompkins Hall Nursery and Childcare Center. He serves as the University liaison to The School at Columbia University and works with Columbia Scholastic Press Association, and the Office of the University Chaplain. Troy serves on the board of the Research Collections and Preservation Facility (ReCAP), on the Friends of Columbia Secondary School for Math Science, and Engineering, on the Oversight Council at The School at Columbia University, and as a University Pension Trustee. He is a member of the University Senate Committee on Housing Policy and of the Benefits Subcommittee, a joint subcommittee of the Faculty Affairs and Budget Committees. Troy also serves on the University’s Emergency Management Operations Team.

Prior to joining the Provost’s Office, Troy served as Senior Associate Dean at Columbia’s School of International and Public Affairs, overseeing all student-related and administrative functions of the school. Earlier in his career, Troy ran Executive Education at Columbia Business School and oversaw all student-related functions at the school’s Executive MBA programs.


MBA, 2005, Columbia University
BM, 1995, Ithaca College