Vice President, Auxiliary Services
Peter Smokowski has spent much of his career at BU, including 15 years at 660 Corporation, a for-profit subsidiary that developed services for the higher education market. While at 660, Smokowski took sales revenue from $13.5 million to $44.5 million; and while serving as Associate Vice President for Administration from 2005 to 2011, his responsibilities included directing the Agganis Arena, the University’s sports and entertainment venue, the Fitness and Recreation Center, and the University’s relationship with Barnes & Noble Bookstore. Duties included responsibility for purchasing services and helping the University to buy “green.”
Promoted to Vice President in July 2011, Peter assumed additional oversight of the University’s complex student housing and dining operations, parking & transportation services, vending, events and conferences, and the Campus Convenience Store activities. Peter also served as the project executive for BUworks, a major multi-year project to replace the University’s legacy financial, human resource, payroll and procurement systems.
Auxiliary Services Leadership Team
Craig R. Hill, BS, MBA, Associate Vice President for Auxiliary Services, has been with the University for over 30 years working in the Budget Office, Business Affairs and Auxiliary Services. As Associate VP for Auxiliary Services, Craig provides strategic leadership and direction to Dining Services (serving over 5,000,000 meals annually), Events & Conferences (including the Tsai Performance Center), Housing (over 11,500 students in 160 residences), the Terrier Card Office, Parking & Transportation Services (including the Shuttle Bus), Vending Services, and is the President of 660 Corporation (11 City Convenience stores).
Marc Robillard, Executive Director for Housing & Dining, joined the University in 1982 working in the Office of Housing. He held the position of Director of Housing for 23 years. Promoted to Executive Director of Housing and Dining in 2011, Marc oversees BU Housing, Dining Services and Vending Services.
Webb Lancaster, Director of Operations, has been with the University since 1995 working in the Office of Housing, Parking & Transportation Services, and Auxiliary Services. As the Director of Operations, Webb works closely with all of the departments within Auxiliary Services as well as external departments including Athletics, the Dean Of Students, Creative Services, and Information Systems and Technology. He is also responsible for the University’s collegiate licensing program.