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Terry Finney

Director of Financial Aid and Scholarships


Education

  • M.S.E., Arkansas State University, 1981
  • B.S.E., University of Tennessee-Martin, 1979

Affiliations

  • National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators
  • Southwest Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators
  • Arkansas Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators
  • Jonesboro Chamber of Commerce

Biography

Terry Finney started his career at ASU as a residence hall director. Before coming to ASU as director of Financial Aid and Scholarship, he held other leadership positions in student services and financial aid at Lyon College, Lambuth College, and University of Arkansas. In 2000, he accepted a position with the Missouri Higher Education Loan Authority, where he served as regional account manager serving Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Louisiana. He has more than 27 years of student financial aid experience. Finney is active in Southwest Association of Financial Aid Administrators, serving on the executive council and regional committees.