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Latasha Mingo

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Latasha Mingo, MBA

Assistant Department Chair for Administration
Department of Health Behavior
  • Rosenau 302C
  • CB #7440
  • 135 Dauer Drive
  • Chapel Hill, NC 27599

Latasha Mingo is an Assistant Department Chair for Administration with more than 13 years of experience in administration, including finance, human resources, student services, contracts and grants and facilities management. Latasha has worked for several universities including North Carolina State University, University of North Carolina - Charlotte, Winthrop University, Missouri S&T and Auburn University. She has held roles such as Department Manager, Business Manager, Financial Manager, Accounting Manager and Budget Analyst. In these roles, she was responsible for creating and implementing strategies, policies and procedures, organizational development, while overseeing the daily operations for large, complex departments.

Honors and Awards

College of Arts and Sciences Manager of the Year

2018, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Service Activities

Latasha Mingo is a member of the Society of Research Administrators International, which is the premier global research management society. In her spare time, Latasha enjoys volunteering for Meals on Wheels and the North Carolina Food Bank. She also enjoys traveling, attending sporting events, and spending time with family and friends.

Staff/Administrative Duties

- Oversees department business operations in the areas of:

- Human Resources

- Accounting & Finance

- Contracts and Grants

- Facilities/Space Management

- Provides budget and financial forecasting

- Assists with department grant application submissions

- Ensures compliance in HR, Accounting & Finance, Student Services, and Contract & Grant Administration

- Liaison to other UNC offices, principal investigators, and funding agencies in regards to finances, sponsored research, student and personnel matters

- Responds to any and all requests/concerns of any staff, faculty, or student members

- Backup as necessary for any/all administrative tasks


MBA, Business Administration, Missouri University of Science and Technology, 2012

BS, Business Administration - Accounting, Winthrop University, 2005

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