|10/22/2009 - Jackson, Miss.
The Graduation Rate Task Force, co-chaired by Senator Doug Davis and Representative Kelvin Buck, will meet at 1 p.m. Wednesday, October 28, 2009, in the IHL Board Room in the Universities Center, 3825 Ridgewood Road, Jackson, MS 39211.
The task force was established by the Mississippi Legislature during the 2009 regular session to study and report on graduation rates in the state's public four-year and two-year postsecondary institutions. Dennis Jones, president of the National Center for Higher Education Management Systems, will present the task force with a progress report.
The Graduation Rate Task Force consists of representatives of the Mississippi Legislature, the Governor's Office, the State Institutions of Higher Learning, Mississippi's Community and Junior Colleges, the Mississippi State Board of Education, and the Mississippi Economic Council.