Office Manager of the School of Graduate Studies

Queen Brown

(423) 439-6146

  • Serves as liaison among the Graduate School community and all other university units including academic colleges, divisions, offices, and departments.
  • Responsible for coordinating Graduate Council activities, which includes scheduling meetings, processing materials and mailings, and attendance at all graduate council and program coordinator meetings.
  • Responsible for all Graduate Assistantships and Tuition Scholarships for the University.
  • Supervises graduate assistants and clerical staff.
  • Responsible for reviewing, generating and maintaining electronic files for all tuition scholarships and graduate assistantship contracts.
  • Handles budget items including monitoring expenditures for the Graduate and Professional Student Association, general office, research, and foundation accounts.
  • Compiles reports generated from the School of Graduate Studies including data collection and entry, data summarization, and data reports for referral to the Graduate Dean.
  • Responsible for all office functions and correspondence delegated by the Graduate Dean, including internal and external correspondence, insuring that they are in strict adherence to university policies and procedure.
Educational Background:
  • Science Hill High School
  • East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN. - Bachelor of Business Administration with a concentration in Human Resource Management - 2003
Work Experience:
  • U.S. Dept. of Navy, Navy Finance Center, Separation Dept. - Military Pay Clerk
  • Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner, & Smith, Inc. - Registered Administrative Assistant/Cashier
  • Branch System Administrator Certification - Computers
  • Basic Lucent System Administrator Certification - Telephone
Personal Interests:
  • Reading
  • Sports
  • Computers

When you have a question or need some information, call Queen Brown at (423) 439-6146
or email her at

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