Michael E. Gower has served as MTSU's Associate Vice President for Business and Finance since July 1999. Prior to his arrival at MTSU, Gower was the Associate Vice Chancellor for Business and Finance for the Tennessee Board of Regents. He has thirty seven years of experience in the public sector. Thirty one of those years have been in higher education finance and administration at the University of Tennessee and the Tennessee Board of Regents system offices and at UT campuses in Knoxville and Martin prior to MTSU.

Gower, a Springfield Tennessee native, is a 2 time graduate of the University of Tennessee with a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration (Accounting) and a Master's degree in Education (Higher Education Administration).

Welcome to the Office of Business and Finance web site at Middle Tennessee State University. On our site, you will find a variety of information including the following:

The MTSU Office of Business and Finance consists of the following areas:

The Controller's Office is comprised
of four units:

We welcome your questions and comments. Please contact us by calling (615) 898-2540 or come to visit us in the Cope Administration Building and let us know how we can assist you. Please DO NOT send sensitive information, such as your Social Security Number, via email. If you are a student or a parent with a question about your account, please email us your FULL NAME, including first name, middle name, and last name.