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Administration & Finance Staff - Deanna Goldthwait

Deanna Goldthwait

Deanna Goldthwait

Assistant Director, Budgetary Planning and Analysis

Deanna Goldthwait, M.S., has served as the Assistant Director of Budgetary Planning and Analysis since February 2021.  She provides direct support for the Director of Budgetary Planning and Analysis. In support of strategic and operational planning of the University, Deanna provides complex fiscal analysis both internal to Ferris State University and externally with other state universities. She is responsible for the allocation of the University budget and the annual state mandated (HEIDI) reporting to the State of Michigan Department of Management and Budget.  She is a member of the HLC Steering Committee and Co-Chair for an HLC Criterion Committee. She also serves on the University Tuition & Student Fees Committee.

Deanna began her career at Ferris in 2012 working as the Executive Director of Student Affairs Budget and Auxiliaries for almost 9 years, and has worked in accounting and budgeting since 2005. She earned a bachelor's degree in Business Administration from Central Michigan University and a Master of Science in Career and Technical Education from Ferris State University.


Contact Information

420 Oak Street
PRK 151B
Big Rapids, MI 49307
(231) 591-3824
[email protected]