Mississippi Public Universities
IHL Press Release
BOARD OF TRUSTEES TO CELEBRATE BLACK HISTORY MONTH BY HONORING UNIVERSITY FACULTY, STAFF ALONG WITH COMMUNITY LEADER
2/20/2013 - Jackson, Miss.

WHO: Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning
   
WHAT: Celebrate Black History Month by naming 2013 Diversity Educator of the Year, honoring university faculty and staff and a community leader
 
COMMUNITY LEADER HONOREE:
  The Honorable William F. Winter
Governor, State of Mississippi, 1980-84
Leading advocate for education improvement and racial reconciliation
 
COMMUNITY LEADER HONOREE:
 

Dr. Derek Greenfield
Director of Educational Equity and Inclusion, Title IX Administrator and Assistant Professor of Sociology
Alcorn State University

Dr. Debarashmi Mitra
Assistant Professor of Sociology and Community Development
Delta State University

Dr. Marvel A. Turner, Sr., CPA
Assistant Professor, Department of Accounting, College of Business
Jackson State University

Ms. Ann Carr
Senior Associate Athletic Director, Student Athlete Services and Senior Woman Administrator
Mississippi State University

Dr. Frank Davis
Training Coordinator, Adjunct Professor Emeritus, Department of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Entomology and Plant Pathology
Mississippi State University
Division of Agriculture, Forestry and Veterinary Medicine

Ms. Mary Ann Slater
Captain, MUW Police Department
Mississippi University for Women

Dr. Kathie Stromile Golden
Director of International Programs and Professor of Political Science
Mississippi Valley State University

Ms. Carol Minor Byrd
Chair and Professor of Social Work
The University of Mississippi

Dr. Katie S. McClendon
Clinical Assistant and Professor, Department of Pharmacy Practice
The University of Mississippi Medical Center

Dr. Sherita Johnson
Interim Director of the Center for Black Studies and Associate Professor of English
The University of Southern Mississippi

   
WHEN: Thursday, February 21.2013, 8:00 a.m.
   
WHERE: IHL Board Room, located in the Universities Center, 3825 Ridgewood Road, Jackson, MS 39211.

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The Mississippi Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning governs the public universities in Mississippi, including Alcorn State University; Delta State University; Jackson State University; Mississippi State University including the Mississippi State University Division of Agriculture, Forestry and Veterinary Medicine; Mississippi University for Women; Mississippi Valley State University; the University of Mississippi including the University of Mississippi Medical Center; and the University of Southern Mississippi.