Mississippi Public Universities
IHL Press Release
BOARD SEARCH COMMITTEE ANNOUNCED
8/17/2017 - Jackson, Miss.

The Board Search Committee for the Mississippi Valley State University presidential search was announced at the Mississippi Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning meeting held today in Jackson. Board President C.D. Smith appointed Trustee Shane Hooper of Tupelo as the Chair. All Trustees will serve as members of the Board Search Committee.

"I look forward to leading the search for the next president of Mississippi Valley State University," said Trustee Shane Hooper, Chair of the Board Search Committee. "I look forward to hearing from the Valley family about their thoughts on the future of the university."

For updates and additional information, the search can be followed on Twitter @MVSU_Search and @MSPublicUniv.

Dr. Jerryl Briggs will continue serving as acting president of Mississippi Valley State University until a president is named.

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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.