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Meet Our Staff


Dr. Debbie Smarr

Dean of Planning & Institutional Effectiveness

With more than 15 years of experience in higher education, Debbie has served in numerous staff and administrative roles. She holds a Ph.D. in Leadership for Higher Education from Capella University, a Master's in Educational Technology and a Bachelor's in Business Information Management both from Southeastern Oklahoma State University. Debbie serves as the SACSCOC Accreditation Liaison for Grayson College and is a SACSCOC trained Institutional Effectiveness and QEP Evaluator. She also serves as the Accountability Liaison for GC with The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.



Mr. Anderson Zhu

Institutional Research Analyst Statistician

Anderson joined Grayson in 2016 as the statistician in Institutional Research.