The Office of Finance and Administration is responsible for monitoring and managing the financial resources and implementing the latest technological advances of the College to achieve its educational goals. The Office of Finance and Administration includes the following departments: Accounting Services, Bookstore, Human Resources/Payroll, Printing/Duplication and Purchasing/Inventory. The Office of Finance and Administration strives to:

  • Provide the highest quality services in such a manner that is cost effective and efficient with a high regard for integrity and accountability
  • Administer the College’s policies and procedures, while ensuring compliance with generally accepted accounting principles as well as applicable federal, state, and local guidelines

Contact Information

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Mailing Address:
Tougaloo College
Office of Finance and Administration
500 West County Line Road
Tougaloo, MS 39174
  601-977-7866 (fax)
Campus Location:
Blackmon Building, 2nd Floor

Cynthia Melvin, Ph.D.
Vice President of Finance and Administration

Larry Barker
Staff Accountant
Debra Turner
Ann Burke
Payroll Officer
Noah Brittain
Senior Grants Accountant
Ruth Fleming
Tracy Minor
Purchasing Agent
Doretha Presley
Director of Human Resources
Larry Robinson, Jr.
Accounts Payable Specialist
Regina Williams-Handy
Accounts Payable Clerk