Diane Alexander

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Diane Alexander joined the Office of the Provost in June 1996 and has been an employee of MSU since June 1994. In her current role of Director for Academic Fiscal Affairs, she provides senior level management and leadership related to the fiscal operations and business affairs for the Office of the Provost and Executive Vice President and all of the colleges and units reporting directly to it.

Specifically, she has primary responsibility for the division’s annual fiscal budgeting processes, including communications, planning, preparation, securing appropriate approvals and submission to the budget office; coordinating and facilitating fiscal management of the accounting, reporting, budgeting, reconciliation, and monitoring of all financial matters within the division; coordinating and facilitating administrative management of division activities related to requests for personnel actions and certain employment matters; advising on matters related to policies and procedures pertaining to fiscal management to ensure the business interests of the division are protected; serves as liaison between the Provost and Executive Vice President, the colleges, departments, and units in the division regarding fiscal and business affairs; responsibility for ensuring compliance and maintenance of auditable records; service on the Faculty Credentials Committee, President’s Commission on the Status of Women (PCSW), and other university committees as assigned; direction of the Fiscal Affairs Business Group (FABG) including monthly professional development meetings; and other special projects and tasks.

Diane is a native of Weir, MS. She moved from Brandon, MS to Starkville in 1990. She is a graduate of MSU and loves attending MSU football and basketball games with her husband. She enjoys hosting a tailgate at home football games with family and fellow church members. Diane and her husband have two children, a daughter who is a 2004 graduate of MSU and a son who is a 2012 graduate of MSU.

Contact Information

PO Box BQ
3501 Lee Hall;
262 Lee Boulevard
Mississippi State University
Mississippi State, MS 39762

Mailstop: 9723

Phone: 662.325.3742
Fax: 662.325.4039
provost@msstate.edu