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The Division of Financial Affairs (DFA) is Cornell's central finance management function, led by Vice President for Finance and Chief Financial Officer Joanne M. DeStefano.

DFA's vision consists of three components: "Partners, Stewards, Innovators." "Partners" recognizes that Cornell's decentralized organization and broad-reaching missions require successful and positive interactions with staff, faculty, and other Cornell community members. "Stewards" reflects DFA's focus on responsible and realistic policies and practices that safeguard the university's finances and other assets. As "Innovators," DFA proactively and continually improves upon its internal processes, as well as the services it offers.


DFA & CIT Diversity Spotlight

Marketing attracts record applicants to the Summer Student Intern Program
The application process for the summer student intern positions is already under way. We have more candidates now than we did this time last year, or in any year before.

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Financial Update: February 14 – March 27, 2014

News and announcements from the Division of Financial Affairs, recent progress on KFS fixes, and upcoming maintenance.


New Vendor Type: Refunds & Reimbursements (R&R) Only

Effective Friday, March 14, 2104, a new vendor type will be available: Refunds & Reimbursements Only.

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