Bookout named to senior administrative position at Troy University

Posted: Tuesday, 08 April 2008

TROY – Troy University has appointed Jim Bookout as Senior Vice Chancellor for Financial Affairs, according to Dr. Jack Hawkins, Jr., Chancellor.

Mr. Bookout joined Troy University’s administrative team in October 2003 as Vice Chancellor for Financial Affairs. In his new role, Bookout also takes on new business responsibilities including Auxiliary Services, Facilities and Capital Planning, Dining Services and the Athletics Business Office. He will report directly to the Chancellor.

“Jim Bookout is an outstanding leader and I have no doubt he will excel in his new role,” Chancellor Hawkins said. “Troy University prides itself on efficiency and good stewardship. Mr. Bookout understands how to return the maximum service for every dollar we invest. He is the right man at the right time.”

Bookout, a native of Chipley, FL, is a CPA and holds bachelor’s degrees in business management from the University of West Florida and accounting from Florida State University as well as a master’s degree from Boston University. He is an experienced higher education administrator, holding positions at four universities prior to coming to Troy University.