|7/16/2007 - Jackson, Miss.
During an executive session held as part of the Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning’s (IHL) monthly meeting on June 20, 2007, the Board voted to approve five percent state salary increases for the following institutional executive officers: Dr. Malvin A. Williams, Sr., Interim President of Alcorn State University, from $175,000 to $183,750; Dr. John M. Hilpert, President of Delta State University, from $183,750 to $192,937.50; Dr. Ronald Mason, Jr., President of Jackson State University, from $210,000 to $220,500; Dr. Robert H. Foglesong, President of Mississippi State University, from $210,000 to $220,500; Dr. Claudia A. Limbert, President of Mississippi University for Women, from $183,750 to $192,937.50; and Dr. Robert C. Khayat, Chancellor of the University of Mississippi, from $210,000 to $220,500. The Board also approved a five percent increase to Delta State University President John M. Hilpert’s foundation salary supplement from $27,500 to $28,875. Additionally, the Board voted to change the next President of Alcorn State University Dr. George E. Ross’ official start date from July 1, 2007, to September 1, 2007. Finally, during an executive session held as part of the special monthly meeting on July 9, 2007, the Board voted to approve an increase to University of Mississippi Chancellor Dr. Robert C. Khayat’s foundation salary supplement from $199,000 to $208,500.
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.