Mississippi Public Universities
IHL Press Release
BOARD SEARCH COMMITTEES TO RECEIVE CANDIDATE RECOMMENDATIONS
9/8/2008 - Jackson, Miss.

Members of the Board Search Committee for the next President of Mississippi Valley State University, chaired by Trustee Bettye Neely, will meet Wednesday, September 10, 2008, beginning at 8:30 a.m. in the IHL Board Room in the Universities Center, 3825 Ridgewood Road, Jackson, MS, 39211 for the purpose of receiving candidate recommendations from the Mississippi Valley State Search Advisory Committee. A similar meeting of the Board Search Committee for the next President of Mississippi State University, chaired by Trustee Scott Ross, will also be held in the IHL Board Room on Wednesday, September 10, 2008, beginning at 10:30 a.m., for the purpose of receiving candidate recommendations from the Mississippi State University Search Advisory Committee. An executive session for either committee meeting 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 MVSU and MSU institutional executive officer search processes, including timelines of events, visit www.mississippi.edu.

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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