|3/14/2008 - Jackson, Miss.
The Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning (IHL) will hold its regular monthly meeting Thursday, March 20, 2008, beginning at 8:30 a.m., in the IHL Board Room in the Universities Center, 3825 Ridgewood Road, Jackson, MS, 39211. The full Board will convene at 8:30 a.m., and will then conduct business as a committee of the whole. The Board meeting will be available for viewing via live webcast beginning at 8:30 a.m. on the IHL website, www.mississippi.edu.
Various Board committees, including Educational Policies and Programs; Budget, Finance, and Audit; Real Estate and Facilities; Governance; Legal; and the Gulf Coast will meet as part of the Board meeting. An executive session may be held in accordance with the Open Meetings Act.
As part of the meeting, the Board will consider approval of modifications of existing academic programs at Delta State University and Mississippi University for Women, as well as approval of a new academic unit at Mississippi State University. The Board will also consider modifications to existing academic units at Mississippi State University and Mississippi University for Women, among other business.
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.