Mississippi Public Universities
IHL Press Release
BOARD SEARCH COMMITTEE TO MEET WITH ALCORN UNIVERSITY CONSTITUENCY GROUPS TO DISCUSS QUALITIES OF NEXT ASU PRESIDENT
9/28/2006 - Jackson, Miss.

Dr. D.E. Magee, Jr., President of the Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning (IHL) and Chair of the Alcorn State University Board Search Committee, announced today that the Board Search Committee will meet with various Alcorn State University (ASU) constituency groups on Monday, October 2, beginning at 9:00 a.m. on the ASU campus, to hear what qualities the Alcorn State community is looking for in their next university president. These qualities will be used to draft the job description for the position of institutional executive officer at ASU. All meetings are open to the media. The schedule, subject to change, is as follows:

  • 9:00 - 10:00 a.m.: Breakfast with Vice Presidents and Athletic Director; President's Conference Room, James L. Bolden Campus Union Building
  • 10:00 - 10:35 a.m.: Deans Council and President's Administrative Staff; President's Conference Room, James L. Bolden Campus Union Building
  • 10:35 - 11:20 a.m.: Academic and Non-academic Department Heads; Campus Union Ballroom, James L. Bolden Campus Union Building
  • 11:20 - 12:15 p.m.: Faculty Senate Executive Committee; President's Conference Room, James L. Bolden Campus Union Building
  • 12:15 - 1:15 p.m.: Lunch with the ASU Alumni Association Board; President's Dining Room, James L. Bolden Campus Union Building
  • 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.: General Faculty Session; Campus Union Ballroom, James L. Bolden Campus Union Building
  • 2:30 - 3:15 p.m.: Student Leadership; Campus Union Ballroom, James L. Bolden Campus Union Building
  • 3:15 - 4:00 p.m.: Professional and Support Staff Advisory Council; Campus Union Ballroom, James L. Bolden Campus Union Building
  • 4:00 - 4:30 p.m.: School of Agriculture; Campus Union Ballroom, James L. Bolden Campus Union Building
  • 4:30 - 5:15 p.m.: ASU Foundation Board; President's Conference Room, James L. Bolden Campus Union Building

IHL's institutional executive officer search process allows Mississippi to be on the consideration list of the highest caliber professionals in higher education. The process is open, transparent and representative-based, and works in accordance with today's recruitment standards for high-level institutions of higher learning. For more information on the Alcorn State University IEO search process, including a timeline of events, visit the Institutional Executive Officer Search Process link.

Under the leadership of the Board of Trustees, IHL 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.

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