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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.


Alliance for Diversity and Inclusion

Summer Intern Program an Overall Success!
This summer the Alliance for Diversity & Inclusion hosted its annual summer intern program. This was our largest and most diverse group of interns to date.

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DFA Open Classes for September-October 2015

DFA classes have open seats and are open to any person interested in learning more about Cornell accounting/finance policies.


Kronos: July 24 outage for server move

On Friday, July 24, Kronos web access will be unavailable from 6:00 a.m. to approximately 10:00 p.m.

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