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Finance & Treasurer

The Division of Finance is responsible for certain centralized finance functions of the University, including the following programs:

  • Comptroller's Office: financial accounting, reporting, corporate tax and compliance, and disbursement activities
  • Finance & Treasury: Banking relationships, incoming payments, capital management, and financial analysis
  • Financial Systems and Training: information technology support and training programs in financial processes, procedures, and systems
  • Global Support Services: support for administrative and business functions of Penn’s global activity
  • Gift & Investment Services: Gift processing, investment accounting, and trust administration
  • Office of Research Services: grant and contract proposals, negotiations, and management
  • Office of Risk Management & Insurance: insurance coverage, claims, and loss prevention
  • Student Registration and Financial Services: student financial aid, financial wellness programming, billing and collections, and enrollment

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Vice President for Finance & Treasurer Mark Dingfield, PhD.

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Mark F. Dingfield is Vice President of Finance & Treasurer. He leads Penn’s cash, short-term investment, and capital financing strategies while also overseeing its financial functions and planning efforts. He collaborates closely with Penn Medicine leadership on its respective financial activities. He directly manages the strategic and operational direction of the Comptroller’s Office, Financial Training, Global Support Services, Research Services, Risk Management and Insurance, Student Registration and Financial Services, and the Treasurer’s Office. Dingfield joined Penn in 2017 as the Associate Provost for Finance and Planning. Prior to joining Penn, Dingfield served as the Executive Director, Planning, Analysis, and Technology, Office of Finance and Treasury at Princeton University and for Microsoft. Dingfield earned his BA from Swarthmore College, his MSc from the London School of Economics, and his PhD in Political Science from Temple University. He serves on the advisory boards of Breakthrough of Greater Philadelphia and the West Philadelphia YMCA.