Betsy Adams is the assistant dean of finance and administration for the Haslam College of Business at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, providing strategies for resource planning and allocation across all academic programs, departments, centers and executive education operations. In her position, she has direct responsibility for the Financial Information Office (FIO), Technical Innovative Solutions (TIS) and facilities staff.
Prior to her current position, Adams was assistant provost of systems and resources for UT, leading campus-wide conversations about enrollment management and working with administrators and academics to build systems that support degree management. She has been with UT since 2007, when she left St. Clair County Community College in Michigan to become a director of academic resources.
Adams has more than 20 years of experience in financial management for institutions of higher education.