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About U Finance

University Finance provides leadership and accountability for short- and long-term financial planning, forecasting, analysis, management, and financial oversight of the University of Minnesota system.

Associate VP & Assistant CFO

Mike Volna, Associate Vice President and Assistant Chief Financial Officer, has served in many leadership roles at the University since 1992, including 16 years as Controller.

University Finance reports to Brian Burnett, Senior Vice President for Finance and Operations. Dr. Burnett also serves as the Chief Financial Officer for the University, and Treasurer for the Regents of the University of Minnesota.


A University-wide membership in NACUBO/CACUBO is available.


The Financial Management Advisory Committee (FinMAC) is a standing committee that advises the CFO.