Alicia Bookout has been named Associate Vice Chancellor for Financial Aid at Troy University, effective June 1.
Bookout is a veteran TROY administrator with experience in a variety of roles. She currently serves as Senior Director for Enrollment Services, Out-of-State Operations and Military & Veterans Affairs. She previously held positions in Advancement and Athletics and has overseen the recruitment and enrollment efforts of 11 recruiting and teaching support centers throughout the Southeast as well as the Pacific Region.
“Alicia has a unique perspective of Troy University from many viewpoints,” said Sohail Agboatwala, Senior Vice Chancellor for Student Services and Administration. “She brings a comprehensive knowledge of the student experience at TROY, from enrollment to commencement, with broad-based experience across the University in admissions, military/veterans’ affairs, higher education administration, and fundraising.”
During her time at TROY, Bookout has collaborated with deans on strategies to assist with recruiting efforts, assured compliance rules and regulations for the Department of Defense and Department of Veterans Affairs, and served on several university committees. She was a participant in the Chancellor’s Fellows program in 2016.
“I am excited about this new opportunity to advance the mission of Troy University through the Office of Financial Aid,” Bookout said. “I look forward to helping students navigate financial choices as they progress through their student journey, and working with Enrollment Services to create a Strategic Enrollment experience for Trojans.”