Finance & Administration

The Finance & Administration team is led by the Vice President for Finance and Administration. The office's primary responsibility is the University's financial management including reporting and monitoring of business functions. In addition, the Finance & Administration team provides support, financial reports and analysis to the campus community, the President's Cabinet, and the Board of Trustees. The departments that fall under Finance and Administration include the Budget Office, the Business Office, Facilities Management & Campus Public Safety, Financial AidHuman Resources & Legal Affairs, Purchasing, and University Information Services (UIS). 

Jim Langstraat | Vice President for Finance and Administration
Diane Woodruff  | Executive Assistant to the Vice President for Finance & Administration
Karen Rasmussen | Associate Vice President for Finance and Administration and Controller
Susan Pedersen | Director of Budget Operations and Reporting

University Insurance

Certificates of Insurance Request Forms & Verification of Coverage Letters

Practicum sites, contracts, agreements, and other partnerships may require a Certificate of Insurance. If a contract is involved, it must first be reviewed by the Office of Legal Affairs, who will determine if a certificate of insurance is needed. For a timely response from the University’s insurance agent and underwriter, we ask that you send contracts/agreements to the Office of Legal Affairs two weeks in advance of your request to

If you need an Insurance Certificate, a Verification of Coverage letter, or for all other questions on university insurance, please reach out to the Executive Assistant to the Vice President for Finance & Administration



Contact Us

Finance & Administration
Marsh Hall | 503-352-2258
Fax: 503-352-2250

Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.