Mississippi Public Universities
IHL Press Release
MISSISSIPPI VALLEY STATE SEARCH ADVISORY COMMITTEE FOR NEXT MVSU PRESIDENT TO DETERMINE CANDIDATE RECOMMENDATIONS
8/26/2008 - Jackson, Miss.

Members of the Mississippi Valley State University (MVSU) 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 MVSU and chaired by Vice President of Research, Planning, Community, and Economic Development Dr. Moses Newsome, will meet with executive search consultant Greenwood/Asher & Associates, Inc. on Tuesday, September 9, 2008, beginning at 10:00 a.m. in room 105 of the Business Education Building on the MVSU campus, Highway 82 West, 206 Medgar Evers Street, Itta Bena, MS, 38941. Search Advisory Committee members will review and discuss all candidate resumes and will forward no fewer than five names, unranked, to the MVSU Board Search Committee for possible interviews. MVSU Search Advisory Committee members will also self-select a representative group of its membership to join the Board throughout the remainder of the interview process. An executive session may be held in accordance with the Open Meetings Act. For a list of members of the MVSU Search Advisory Committee, click here.

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 MVSU 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.

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