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Administrative Contacts

staff structure



Sandy Cherry

Sandy Cherry
Title: Administrative Manager
Phone: 615-322-7500
Office: 201AA Garland
On Campus: Thursdays


Job Duties:

  • Expense report questions
  • Faculty Affairs
    • Review, Promotion & Tenure support
    • Faculty searches
    • Redcap requests
  • Post-Docs, Visiting Scholars, Interns & Observers


Crystal JacksonCrystal Jackson
Title: Program Coordinator
Phone: 615-343-7716
Office: 124A Garland
On Campus: Monday/Tuesday/Thursday

Job Duties:

  • Director of Graduate Studies support
  • Graduate student support
  • Hiring Grad Student Research Assistants
  • Grad student events


Breana Thompson Breana Thompson
Title: Administrative Specialist
Phone: 615.343.6120
Office: 124 Garland
On Campus: Monday/Tuesday/Thursday


Job Duties:

  • Director of Undergraduate Studies support
  • Hiring Undergrad Research Assistants
  • Majors & Minors declarations, enrollment support
  • Undergrad student events
  • Classroom support


Christina ArbonaChristina Arbona
Title: Administrative Specialist
Phone: 615-322-7626
Office: 201 Garland
On Campus: Tuesday / Thursday

Job Duties:

  • Department purchasing, office supplies
  • Facilities needs
  • Department events