Department of Finance

The Grambling State University Office of Finance works to deliver student-centered growth through financial stewardship and accountability. In collaboration with campus, community, and alumni partners, we help guarantee that the university is financially secure to enhance the growth of our students, personnel, and overall institution.


The Office of Finance provides fiscal control, monitoring, and management services to support the fiscal stability of the University and its key initiatives.

The Office of the Controller delivers internal accounting and financial management services to maintain grow the University’s financial picture and relations with its partners, service providers, and vendors.

Grants Administration
The Office of Grants Administration administers compliance, reporting, and financial management services to University and its private, local, state, and federal funders.

Auxiliary Services
The Office of Auxiliary Services collaborates to drive measurable, effective positive impact and value growth to the educational mission of the University and enhance the quality of the student experience while on campus. Our service areas include Tiger1 Card, Bookstore, Dining Services, Tiger Post, ATM, and Vending.

Tiger Post
The University Mailroom provides tracking, management, and distribution of incoming and outgoing correspondence and deliveries to support growth and health of both the student and personnel experience.

Dining Services


The Office of Purchasing offices ensures the University’s procurement, purchasing, and contract activities position the University to achieve the highest levels of compliance and fiscal efficiency.

Budget and Financial Planning
The Office of Budget and Financial Planning delivers proactive fiscal management and forecasting services to support the maintenance and growth of the University’s overall financial picture.

Property and Receiving
The Office of Property and Receiving supports the University’s achievement of the highest levels of compliance and efficiency through the monitoring, management, and optimization of its moveable assets.

Facilities Planning & Management
The Office Facilities Planning & Management enables University-wide success through the management and optimization of the GSU physical plant and relates services.

General Accounting/ Travel
The Office of University Travel supports the travel and outreach of University students and personnel and ensures its compliance with Louisiana and federal regulations.


The Office of Finance


Dr. Edwin Litolff, III
Vice President of Finance | (318) 274-6142

Raymond Abraham
Controller | (318) 274-6426

Phranses J. Williams
Director of Budget & Financial Planning | (318) 274-3722

Rachel Neal
Senior Financial Reporting Accountant | (318) 274-2515

Angela Harris
Assistant Controller | (318) 274-2752

Erin Walker
Acting Purchasing Director | (318) 274-3280

Casey Byrd
Director of Auxiliary Services & Operations | (318) 274-4653

Johnnie F. Williams
Property and Receiving Manager | (318) 274-2449

Damien Chatman
Interim Director of Facilities Planning & Management | 318 274-3136