|10/8/2007 - Jackson, Miss.
Following an executive session held today during an emergency teleconference meeting of the Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning to discuss a Board/Mississippi University for Women litigation matter, the Board announced that it received an update from its legal counsel and the Board’s Legal Committee regarding the judgment issued by Lowndes County Chancery Court Judge Dorothy Colom. No action was taken. The Board will discuss the matter further on or before October 16, 2007.
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.