|10/26/2006 - Jackson, Miss.
Members of Alcorn State University's Search Advisory Committee, formed by the Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning (IHL) to assist with the Board's search for the next institutional executive officer of Alcorn State University, will meet for an orientation with Commissioner Thomas C. Meredith and search consultant Dr. Jan Greenwood on Monday, October 30, 2006 from 10:00 a.m. to noon in the James L. Bolden Campus Union Building's President's Conference Room at Alcorn State University. Search Advisory Committee members will discuss the Board's presidential search process as well as the Board's expectations.
Alcorn State University's Search Advisory Committee members were chosen based on recommendations by university constituencies and reflect key members of the university community as well as the public and private sectors. The Alcorn State University Search Advisory Committee is charged with identifying the most capable and qualified applicants and nominees to be presented to the Board Search Committee for review. Some Search Advisory Committee members will also participate in the final interview process with the Board of Trustees.
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 institutional executive officer search process, including a timeline of events, visit http://www.ihl.state.ms.us/ieo_search.html.
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.