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Office of the Provost

Finance Office

Under the direction of John Whaley, the Finance Office oversees budget preparation, reviews expenses, tracks the Provost’s financial commitments, and assists with staff hiring for all units reporting to the Provost. The staff works with departments such as the Central University Libraries and Enrollment Services to foster understanding of the University’s financial processes. The Office closely collaborates with the Controller’s Office and Budget Office, and conducts special projects which cross academic divisions.

Contact Information

Physical Address: Mailing Address:
Southern Methodist University Southern Methodist University
Perkins Administration Building Office of the Provost
6425 Boaz Lane, Suite 317 P.O. Box 750221
Dallas, Texas 75205 Dallas, Texas 75275-0221
Other Contacts:  
John Whaley, Finance Officer  
(214) 768-1679  
Jill Branson, Assistant Financial Officer  
(214) 768-3855