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Vice President of Finance and Administration

Vice President of Finance and Administration

Department of Finance and Administration

The Grambling State University Office of Finance works to deliver student-centered growth and operational excellence 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, compliance, 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.

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 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.

Mail Room
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.



A full list of Grambling State University policies and procedures can be found in the online University Policies & Procedures portal


The Office of Finance Team

Executive Vice-President of Finance
| (318) 274-6124

Rachel Neal
Controller of Accounting | (318) 274-6426

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

Angela Harris
Assistant Controller of General Accounting & Travel | (318) 274-2752

Timothy L. Graham
Purchasing Director | (318) 274-3278

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

Terrance Giles
Mailroom Director | (318) 274-4457