Vice President and General Counsel and Secretary to the Board of Directors

As Valparaiso University’s Vice President and General Counsel Darron C. Farha works closely with the president, Board of Directors, and University Administrators on law-related and policy making issues affecting the institution. In addition to providing legal advice and representation to the University through its Board Members and Administrators, Farha has supervisory responsibilities over compliance, risk management, and internal auditing functions within the University.

Prior to joining Valpo, Farha was General Counsel for Pittsburg State University and an associate attorney with the law firm Wheeler & Mitchelson in Pittsburg, Kansas.

Farha is licensed to practice law in Indiana and the U.S. District Court – Northern District of Indiana and holds memberships with the Indiana State Bar Association, Porter County Bar Association, and the National Association of College and University Attorneys where he also serves on their Finance and Audit Committee. Farha also serves as a Board member for the Valparaiso Chamber of Commerce.

Education

J.D. — University of Kansas
MBA — Washburn University
BBA — Pittsburg State University

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