Halabe, currently assistant vice president for finance, replaces Dan Durbin, who accepted an appointment at the University of Louisville.
"I can think of no one better than Anjali to take on this important position at the University," Narvel Weese, vice president for administration and finance, said in announcing the appointment Thursday, June 1. "Anjali has had ever-increasing responsibilities at WVU since she came to the University in 2000 and has played a significant role in helping us maintain the University's financial position and developing a team of professionals focused on customer services and transforming business practices."
Halabe will report to Weese and as the University's principal financial advisor will oversee Budget; Institutional Accounting, Reporting and Analysis; Tax Services; Risk Management; Treasury Operations; Revenue Services; ; Sponsored Research Accounting; Cost & Compliance; Property Management; Payroll and Employee Processing; and Administrative Unit Shared Services.
She will also serve as the chief financial officer of the WVU Research Corp., the WVU Innovation Corporation and other related corporations.
Halabe received a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Bombay, an MBA from the University of Massachusetts and a Master of Professional Accountancy from WVU. She earned CPA designation from the West Virginia Board of Accountancy.
"I am honored to accept the opportunity to serve WVU in such a significant capacity," Halabe said. "The Division of Finance is involved in several strategic and transformation initiatives that support the mission and economic engine of the University. I look forward to working on those initiatives with my academic and administrative colleagues while maintaining the University’s sound financial management."
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