LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The University of Louisville has hired Harlan Sands, J.D., as senior vice president for finance and administration and chief operating officer, effective Jan. 1, 2015.
Sands currently is vice provost for administration and quality improvement at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) where he oversees financial, personnel and administrative operations of the academic units that report to the provost. At UofL, Sands will be the university’s chief financial officer, chief operating officer and a member of President James Ramsey’s leadership team.
“Harlan Sands is a tough, fair, likable administrator who will take our financial and operations management to a new level,” Ramsey said. “It is the right time for UofL to make changes to our administrative structure and Harlan is the right person to help us make the transition.”