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Dixie Paletta - Chief University Budget Officer

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Paletta leads the University’s budget planning team by providing financial strategies and resource planning for WVU, as well as its colleges, departments, units and divisional campuses WVU Beckley and WVU Keyser.

Paletta began her career at WVU in 2008 as the assistant director of student accounts and revenue services. She also held a leadership role in the University’s Internal Audit department before joining Health Sciences and eventually becoming the assistant vice president for budget and planning.

Paletta’s experience prior to WVU includes more than 20 years in business, government, public accounting and health care.

Paletta holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration and accounting from California University of Pennsylvania, where she graduated summa cum laude. She is also a certified public accountant, a certified internal auditor and a certified fraud examiner.