Lisa A. Reeves, Ph.D. is chief of staff for the College of Education and is responsible for overseeing matters of finance, human resources, facilities, and technology. Reeves has over two decades of administrative experience at public research universities, both centrally and within a school/college unit. This experience includes working in the domains of finance administration, student development, and academic affairs. Prior to coming to MSU, Reeves served as executive director of program and outreach services where she directed a large network of K-12 outreach, professional development and off-campus programs. Reeves earned her Ph.D. in Educational Leadership and completed a nationwide qualitative study focused on the spirituality and self-determination of African American women in senior leadership positions at universities and hospitals.