Mississippi Public Universities
IHL Press Release
CAMPUS LISTENING SESSIONS SCHEDULED FOR MISSISSIPPI UNIVERSITY FOR WOMEN
8/15/2011 - Jackson, Miss.

Members of the Board Search Committee leading the search for the next president of Mississippi University for Women will hear from constituency groups in Campus Listening Sessions on Thursday, August 25, 2011. The discussions will center on the qualities and qualifications stakeholders believe the next institutional executive officer should possess.

The Campus Listening Sessions will begin at 7:30 a.m. and conclude at 3:45 p.m. While all sessions are open to the public, each session focuses on the needs of a specific constituency group.

Tentative Schedule

Time

Meeting

Location

7:30 a.m.

Community Leaders

Presidentís Dining Room, Hogarth

9:15 a.m.

Presidentís Cabinet

Ballroom, Cochran Hall

10:00 a.m.

Deans and Senior Program Officers

Ballroom, Cochran Hall

10:45 a.m.

Division Chairs and Department Heads

Ballroom, Cochran Hall

11:30 a.m.

Student Representatives

Pope Banquet Hall, Hogarth

12:30 p.m.

Faculty Representatives

Ballroom, Cochran Hall

1:15 p.m.

Staff Representatives

Ballroom, Cochran Hall

2:00 p.m.

Alumni and Foundation Representatives

Ballroom, Cochran Hall

2:45 p.m.

Open Meeting for Campus and Community

Ballroom, Cochran Hall

Applicants for the position may apply until September 2, 2011, for best consideration. For more information on the application process, visit the Parker Executive Search Web site.

Following the best consideration deadline, Campus Search Advisory Committee members will submit no fewer than five candidates unranked to the Board Search Committee and select the Interview Search Advisory Committee. The Board will select the candidates to be interviewed.

The candidates for president of Mississippi University for Women will be interviewed later this fall, with a campus visit by the preferred candidate to follow.

For more information and to track progress on the presidential searches, visit the Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learningís Web site.

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