Shawn Charles


Park Campus

Bashful Administration Building 1st Floor

(504) 286-5321 Main

(504) 286-5328 Fax



The primary mission of the Comptroller’s Office is to efficiently and effectively monitor financial resources to minimize business risk, safeguard University assets, monitor fiscal compliance, ensure timely and accurate financial reporting, improve internal controls and accountability at all levels, and provide professional and courteous services to our customers.
All operational processes of the office function together in supporting the University’s Strategic Plan and institutional goal of Efficiency, Effectiveness, and Accountability.


Departmental Description
The Comptroller’s Office is under the reporting hierarchy of the Vice Chancellor for Administration & Finance.  Direct management of the operational processes within the office has been delegated through administrative support managers.

Chief Accountant
Director of Accounts Payable

These administrative support units exist to ensure the continued success of the University as an institution of higher education in achieving its mission of teaching, research, and outreach.  The core functions performed by these unites include general accounting, grant & contract accounting, accounts payable, travel management, cashier operations, student billings & receivables, collections & receivables, cash management, and administrative support.


Chief Accountant Vacant
Administrative Assistant Diana Johnson 504-286-5321
Accounts Payable (Travel, reimbursements, billing, etc.) Shannon Williams 504-286-5133

Vendor payments Sylvia Smith  504-286-5134

Grants & Professional Service Contracts Alonda Gibson 504-286-5021

Deferments, Vouchers, Waivers & EFT Loans Miguel Mackie 504-286-5370

Title IV Returns, Cross-Enrollment, Dual-Enrollment, etc. Grady Patterson 504-286-5256 or Matthew Dent (504) 286-5323