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Office of University Operations

Office of University Operations

Office of University Operations

The Grambling State University Office of University Operations works to deliver student-centered growth and excellence through core services, institutional efficiency, and strategic management of the university’s functional needs. In collaboration with campus, community, and alumni partners, we help deliver operational excellence to enrich the lives of our students and the growth of our institution. We provide critical finance and business services to support Grambling’s mission to transform lives through teaching, research, and service. Explore our website to learn more about the divisions, staff, and strategic initiatives of the Chief Operating Office at Grambling State University.


Human Resources
The Office of Human Resources grows and maintains a quality work experience while powering our operations with Louisiana’s best talent.

Information Technology
The Office of Information technology supports our students, faculty, and staff in accomplishing each your goals through innovation and technology.

Strategic Initiatives
The Office of Strategic Initiatives collaborates to drive measurable, effective positive impact and value growth throughout our University community.



The Office of University Communications leads the growth, management, and amplification of the university’s brand, reputation, and presence.

Facilities Planning & Management
The Office Facilities Planning & Management enables University-wide success through the management and optimization of the GSU physical plant and relates services.

University Police
The Office of University Police provides security, and safety services to ensure the compliance and safety of all university students, personnel, and visitors.


The Office of University Operations Team

Penya M. Moses, JD, LL.M. - Chief Operating Officer
Penya M. Moses, JD, LL.M.

Chief Operating Officer | (318) 274-6124

Peggy Hanley
Director of Administrative Computing | (318) 274-6546

Wayne Bryant
Director of Human Resources | (318) 274-3119

Amanda Sapp
Office Manager for the COO | (318) 274-2418

Frederick Carr
Director of Facilities Planning & Management | (318) 274-3175

Casey Byrd
Director of Strategic Partnerships | (318) 274-4653

Dr. Quentin Holmes
Interim Chief of Police | (318)274-3846

Merlene Aitken- Smith
AVP for Compliance | (318) 274-6103