Director, Finance and Administration

V. Lynette Mitchell

Director, Finance and Administration 

Ms. Mitchell joined the Senior Leadership Team in September 2020. She graduated from St. Augustine’s University with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management and from Iowa State University with a Master’s degree in Higher Education Administration. She is currently finishing her dissertation in Higher Education Administration and expects to receive her doctorate in December. Prior to assuming the Director of Finance Position at Temple, Ms. Mitchell was at Idaho State University, where she was the Assistant Vice President for Business Services. Prior to holding that role, she had been the Assistant Vice President for Finance, also at Idaho State, for 10 years. She also served as a Director of Finance at Northern Illinois University for 4 years. 

Lynette is responsible for budget development and management as well as forecasting and reporting. She manages divisional financial planning, policy, processes, and procurement to ensure consistency and commitment to the mission and vision of the Division of Student Affairs. She also works with Directors and Budget Managers from each department to assist them with departmental finances and accounting.