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Celena Tulloss

Director of Financial Aid & Scholarships

Celena Tulloss serves as the Acting Director in the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships.  She has 20 years’ experience in financial aid, having served in community action scholarship programming, as the Executive Director of Financial Aid at Lincoln Memorial University, and in progressively responsible roles at the University of Tennessee since 2008.  She holds a BS and MS in Educational Leadership from Union College.

Celena is actively involved in leading professional organizations dedicated to the advancement of student financial aid, through training and advocacy.  She has served in many roles, including the President of the Tennessee Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (TASFAA) and is the current President of the Southern Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (SASFAA) that encompasses 9 states- Kentucky, Virginia, Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia and Florida.  Celena also serves the national association (NASFAA) as a member of their Rapid Response team and an observer on the board of directors.