UKIC / Office of China Initiatives / Whitney Butler
Professional Accomplishments

Whitney Butler (pronounced whit-NEE buht-LR) is the Financial Manager at the University of Kentucky Office of China Initiatives. Whitney is from Nantucket, Massachusetts.

Whitney attended Mississippi State University and graduated in 2013 with a Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics. Since graduating MSU, she studied abroad at Oxford Brookes University, receiving a master’s degree in accounting and Finance.

As the Financial Manager, Whitney manages the OCI expenses and maintains the OCI program budget. Behind OCI programs, Whitney is paying vendors and tracking payments for orders. She also works as a lead in OCI’s DE&I initiative alongside her team.