Division of Finance and Administration
Finance and Administration
Promoting EXCELLENCE, Delivering SERVICE
Finance and Administration plays a vital role in supporting and advancing the University's commitment to academic excellence, administrative efficiency, and enabling meaningful student engagement in a digital age.
Departments reporting to the Senior Vice President include Budget, Human Resources, Chief Financial Officer, and Information Technology Services. The Chief Financial Officer oversees the following departments: Accounting, Bursar, Payroll, Supply Chain Management (including Inventory Control and Shipping and Receiving), Travel, and Tax Compliance. The Director of Human Resources is responsible for human resources, workers compensation and employee wellness programs.
The Assistant Vice President for Business Services oversees the Center for Research and Development, Postal Services, Parking & Transportation, contractual relationships for printing and vending services, the WKU Store, and takes the lead role in university property acquisitions and dispositions.
The Assistant Vice President for Information Technology Services leads the following departments: Enterprise Systems, Enterprise Applications and Programming, Academic Technology, Technical Support Services, and Communication Technologies. Important functional areas include Desktop Support; TopperTech (student device break/fix services); Service Desk; Learning Management Systems with Blackboard; Training; Telephone; Network Design and Infrastructure Services; Interactive Video Course Services; Audio Visual Services; Cabling; Student Technology Centers (Computer Labs); the Technology Resource Center, core administrative and academic systems and programming support; enterprise web development; and commodity services support and operations such as email, file storage and print, and directory and identity services.
The Assistant VIce President for Resources Management is a shared position with the Vice President for Enrollment and Student Experience and serves as chief budget officer for both divisions. Additionally, the Assistant Vice President for Resources Management oversees the central Budget Office.
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|Departments & Phone Numbers|
|Accounting & Financial Reporting 270-745-5337|
|Accounts Payable 270-745-2246|
|Billings & Receivables 270-745-6381|
|Business Services 270-745-3931|
Center for Research & Development (CRD) 270-901-3490
|Chief Financial Officer 270-745-2035|
|Grants and Contract Accounting 270-745-8882|
|Human Resources 270-745-5360|
|ID Center 270-745-2417|
|Insurance (Property & Vehicle) 270-745-5859|
|Inventory Control 270-745-7017|
|Parking & Transportation 270-745-2361|
|Passport Services 270-745-4658|
|Perkins Loan 270-745-2986|
|Post Office 270-745-3093|
|Print Center 270-745-2708|
|Resources Management 270-745-2242|
|Shipping & Receiving 270-745-4262|
|Tax Compliance 270-745-5859|
|Vending Services 270-745-8757|
|The WKU Store 270-745-2466|