Mississippi Public Universities
IHL Press Release
EDUCATION ACHIEVEMENT COUNCIL TO MEET MAY 26
5/25/2011 - Jackson, Miss.

WHO: Education Achievement Council

WHAT: Hold meeting

WHEN: Thursday, May 26, 2011, 11:00 a.m.

WHERE: IHL Board Room in the Universities Center, 3825 Ridgewood Road, Jackson, MS 39211.

The council was established by the Mississippi Legislature during the 2010 regular session to establish education achievement goals for the state, monitor and report on the state's progress toward these goals and prepare an annual report card compiled from the annual reports submitted by each state institution of higher learning and community and junior college in the state.

The Mississippi Education Achievement Council 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, the Mississippi Department of Mental Health and the Mississippi Economic Council.

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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.