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Daniel Durbin named associate vice president for health affairs at University of Louisville

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The University of Louisville issued the following announcement Tuesday, May 9.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Daniel A. Durbin has been named associate vice president for health affairs/chief financial office for the University of Louisville Health Sciences Center. The appointment is pending approval from the UofL Board of Trustees.

Daniel Durbin currently is the senior associate vice president for administration and finance at West Virginia University. Plans for Durbin’s successor at West Virginia University will be announced at a later date.

Gregory C. Postel, M.D., UofL interim president and interim executive vice president for health affairs, highlighted Durbin’s extensive experience within academic medicine and higher education.

“Dan brings to Louisville more than 30 years’ experience with the finances at universities and academic health centers,” Postel said. “During this significant time of transition for UofL and our health sciences center, this expertise is invaluable.”

Durbin joined the WVU Division of Finance in 2006. He maintains overall responsibility for central finance functions comprising more than 140 staff members in areas including institutional accounting, budget planning, procurement, payment services, revenue services, risk management, grants accounting, payroll and financial compliance. Durbin also serves as the treasurer for the WVU Research Corporation and the WVU Innovation Corporation. 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.

Durbin serves as a Peer Reviewer with the Higher Learning Commission. He also is a member of the National Association of College and University Business Officers, as well as the Southern Association of College and University Business Officers.

He earned his bachelor’s degree in accounting and finance from Glenville State College in Glenville, W.Va., and his master’s in public administration from West Virginia University.

-WVU-

05/09/17

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