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East Tennessee State University

Linda Raines

Linda Raines
Graduate Program Specialist
Dept:Graduate School
Burgin Dossett Hall Room 309G
PO Box: 70720
423 439 6158

Linda Raines


Linda Raines began working at ETSU in the September of 2009. Her current position is Graduate Program Specialist in the School of Graduate Studies. She enjoys working with students, graduate coordinators, and her fellow ETSU teammates.

Linda was honored to be named as an ETSU Featured Employee in 2011 and is proud of her ETSU association.

Linda holds an A.A.S. degree in Data Processing, with an emphasis in business, from Southwest Virginia Community College and graduated from ETSU in December 2012 with her Bachelors degree. Linda earned Summa Cum Laude honors in both degrees with a 4.0 GPA.

Before starting her position at ETSU, Linda was Office Manager for a non-profit organization for over four years and was named Employee of the Year in 2005. Prior to this she was a Computer Programmer/Systems Analyst for over 15 years, and she served in the position of Corporate Vice President for several years. She has also been active in fund raising for various charities in previous years.

Linda moved with her husband, Robert, to Johnson City in 1986 from Grundy, Virginia.

She has one daughter, Shanna Raines, who now resides with her husband, James, in South Carolina.

Linda is honored to serve as a staff senator.



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