By providing strong financial and operational leadership, the Office of Finance and Administration maintains all of the services necessary to provide efficient and effective business operations for a nationally recognized metropolitan research university and to meet the demands of our students, faculty, and staff. Additionally, the offices, units and departments that fall under the purview of this office work as part of the University’s mission and to power the goals and objectives of the University of the 21st Century plan.

Executive Vice President for Finance and Administration/CFO

Dan Durbin

As Executive Vice President for Finance and Administration/CFO, Dan Durbin is personally committed to continually drive positive transformation into our business and administrative practices. Durbin first served the University of Louisville as Associate Vice President for Health Affairs/CFO for the Health Sciences Center.

He earned his Bachelor’s degree in accounting and finance from Glenville State College in Glenville, West Virginia, and his master’s in public administration from West Virginia University. Durbin was previously the Senior Associate Vice President for Administration and Finance at West Virginia University, joining the WVU Division of Finance in 2006. Before joining the finance division, he held financial and administrative leadership positions at the WVU Health Sciences Center for nearly 20 years, ultimately becoming its director of budget and financial operations.

Belknap Financial Affairs

Our various offices provide responsive and effective management of the professional budgeting, payroll, financial management, accounting and business services in support of the university’s mission and its broad array of academic and support programs. The offices of budget and financial planning; bursar; controller; operations support services; and payroll services report to the Office of the Executive Vice President for Finance and Administration.

Budget and Financial Planning Bursar Controller Operations Support Services Payroll Services

HSC Financial Affairs

Our HSC offices work in collaboration with the deans of the UofL schools of dentistry, public health, nursing and medicine, along with other units of the HSC campus to cultivate financial health and growth. In our joint work with these schools, we provide operational and strategic leadership in support of the university’s goal to excel as a preeminent institution in its teaching, research and clinical missions.

HSC Financial Affairs


The Operations unit provides operational support for the University of Louisville campus communities. Together we work to provide operational effectiveness and the enhancement of the overall experience that is aligned with the university’s vision and mission. The offices of Environmental Health and Safety; Facilities Management; Police and Parking; Procurement; and University Planning, Design and Construction report to the Office of the Executive Vice President for Finance and Administration.