Mississippi Public Universities
Academic & Student Affairs
Chief Academic Officers
The Chief Academic Officers (CAOs) are the academic leaders on the university campuses. The CAOs meet monthly to discuss the academic issues facing their campuses.
Dr. Donzell Lee
Interim Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs
Alcorn State University
1000 ASU Drive, #569
Lorman, MS 39096
Telephone: 601.877.6142
Fax: 601.877.6256
Dr. Charles McAdams
Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
Delta State University
Kent Wyatt Hall, Room 228
Cleveland, MS 38733
Telephone:662.846.4010
Fax: 662.846.4015
Dr. James C. Renick
Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
Jackson State University
P.O. Box 17390
Jackson, MS 39217
Telephone: 601.979.2323
Dr. Glenn F. Boyce
Associate Commissioner of Academic and Student Affairs
Institutions of Higher Learning
3825 Ridgewood Road
Jackson, MS 39211-6453
Telephone: 601.432.6501
Fax: 601.432.6225
Dr. Jerry Gilbert
Provost & Executive Vice President
Mississippi State University
Box BQ
Mississippi State, MS 39762
Telephone: 662.325.3742
Fax: 662.325.4039
Dr. Thomas C. Richardson
Interim Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
Mississippi University for Women
1100 College Street, MUW-1603
Columbus, MS 39701
Telephone: 662.329.7140
Fax: 662.329.7141
Dr. Constance Bland
Acting Provost/Vice President for Academic Affairs
Mississippi Valley State University
14000 Highway 82 West
Itta Bena, MS 38941-1400
Telephone: 662.254.3875
Dr. Morris Stocks
Provost & Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs
University of Mississippi
Lyceum 137
University, MS 38677
Telephone: 662.915.5317
Fax: 662.915.5280
Dr. Ralph Didlake
Associate Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs
Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs
University of Mississippi Medical Center
2500 North State Street
Jackson, MS 39216-4505
Telephone: 601.984.5009
Fax: 601.984.2970
Dr. Denis Wiesenburg
Provost & Vice President for Academic Affairs
University of Southern Mississippi
Box 5002
Hattiesburg, MS 39406
Telephone: 601.266.5002
Fax: 601.266.5297