Elease Jolley

Elease Jolley
Manager, Office Operations & Events
College of Agriculture

Contact Information:
Office Location: 125 Farrell-Westbrook  
Telephone:  615-963-5825
FAX:  615-963-5888 
Email:  ejolley@tnstate.edu

Current Responsibilities:

•Work directly with the Dean, Associate Deans, Department Heads and Superintendent of the McMinnville Nursery Research Center to interpret, revise and enforce the policies, guidelines and procedures of the school, university, state and federal government
•Ensures the efficient and effective functioning of the Dean’s office; serving as the initial resource person
•Prepare and distribute annually the SACS Directory
•Process and maintain official documents, sensitive and/or confidential.
•Coordinate special event planning and support, manage school alumni database, tracking and reporting of donor gifts for the School  


B. S.  Business Education – Tennessee State University
M. S.  Agricultural Sciences (Concentration in Agribusiness)-Tennessee State University


•Past Member of the American Agricultural Economic Association
•Past Member of the Southern Agricultural Economic Association
•Past Member of the National Council of Negro Women
•Life Member of Tennessee State University National Alumni Association
•Educational Advancement Foundation
•Nashville Urban League
•Life Member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.
•Temple Baptist Church

Work Experience:
Assistant Director (interim).  Cooperative Agriculture Research Program, Tennessee State University: April 1996 –
Assistant to the Director.  Cooperative Agriculture Research Program, Tennessee State University:  April 1985 – April 1996
Fiscal Analyst  Cooperative Agricultural Research Program, Tennessee State University: January 1979 – April 1985.
Program Specialist.  Student Financial Aid, Tennessee State University: January 1975 –January 1979
Secretary IV. Ford Motor Glass Plant, Nashville, TN:  March 1973 to January 1975

Date joined staff:  January 1979

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