|3/14/2007 - Jackson, Miss.
The Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning (IHL) will meet on Thursday, March 15, 2007, beginning at 8:00 a.m. in the IHL Board Room in the Universities Center, 3825 Ridgewood Road, Jackson, MS, 39211, for the purpose of conducting final interviews for the next president of the University of Southern Mississippi. Representatives from the Southern Miss Search Advisory Committee will participate in the final interviews with the Board of Trustees, Commissioner of Higher Education Dr. Thomas C. Meredith, and search consultant Dr. Jan Greenwood. An executive session may be held in accordance with the Open Meetings Act.
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 University of Southern Mississippi institutional executive officer search process, including a timeline of events, click here.
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.