Accounts Payable

Accounts Payable Office is responsible for the payment of goods and services to suppliers as well as reimbursements to individuals for costs incurred as part of University business.

Invoices are processed for payment when received by Accounts Payable. Checks are issued according to the purchase order. The University payment terms are net 30 working days following the latest completion, acceptance or rendering of the properly authorized invoice. A current W9 or W8-BEN must be on file for the vendor to receive payment.

Vendor/Supplier invoices must be emailed to

In order to process payment, a receiving report must be sent to Accounts Payable as soon as the order has been completely fulfilled. Receiving reports are acknowledgments that the purchased item(s) has been received in good order.

The department is responsible to make sure authorized signatures on all forms comply with the authorized signatures on file in PeopleSoft. Incorrect signatures on forms will require us to send the forms back to the department.

Who Can Help Me?


Accounting and Accounts Payable

103 Carlotti Admin Bldg
75 Lower College Road
Phone: 401.874.7553
Accounts Payable Fax: 401.874.4163
General Accounting Fax: 401.874.4825

Assistant Controller for Accounting Operations Kevin Caswell 401.874.4422
Manager – Accounts Payable Kristen Scott 401.874.4423
Assistant Manager – Accounting Operations Lori Johnson 401.874.4015
Senior Business Analyst – Payment Distribution Andrea Portukalian 401.874.4438
Accounts Payable Staff
A, B, C, Internal Payments, Imprest Accounts Shelley-Ann Palmer 401.874.4437
F-L, ISAM (CORE), Remi, Ricoh Kelly Marquis 401.874.4440
M-O, AT&T, Cox, Kearsage, Ready Refresh, Qwest, Sprint, T-Mobile, Paterson Oil, Verizon Linda Waltonen 401.874.4446
Q-U, Fisher Scientific, “University of…” Pam Marion 401.874.4214
D, E, P, V-Z, WW Grainger Julie Smallridge 401.874.2842
General Accounting Staff
Information Aide – Supplier Information Lori Theriault 401.874.4797
Sr Word Processing Typist – Invoice Voucher information Kathie Norris-Johnson 401.874.7553
Travel Staff
Business Analyst – Training & Athletic Travel VACANT 401.874.6927
Traveler’s last name A – H Tory Perrotta 401.874.4449
Traveler’s last name I – O Dawn Yeaw 401.874.4545
Traveler’s last name P – Z Susan Kilduff 401.874.9398