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.

Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

Dan Durbin

As 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 the 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.


Our various offices provide responsive and effective management of the professional budgeting, payroll, financial management, and accounting services in support of the University’s mission and its broad array of academic and support programs. Learn More


We review and evaluate the adequacy and effectiveness of current systems of internal controls established by the university and its affiliated corporations. Our offices provide independent and objective compliance assurance in order to improve the effectiveness of risk management, control and governance processes. Learn More


We provide support for the University’s top asset – our employees. Our services allow campus administrators recruit, retain, recognize, and reward top quality faculty and staff. Look to us for information on employment and compensation, salary and benefits administration, employee relations and compliance, and our health and wellness programs. Learn More