Public Relations
2008 IHL News Archive

Date Headline
12/17/2008 INCOMES, REVENUES REFLECT DOWNWARD ECONOMIC TREND, SAYS DECEMBER MISSISSIPPI ECONOMIC REVIEW AND OUTLOOK
12/16/2008 LUMINA FOUNDATION SELECTS MISSISSIPPI AS ONE OF 11 STATES TO RECEIVE GRANTS TO HELP GRADUATE MORE STUDENTS BY MAKING COLLEGE MORE EFFICIENT, COST-EFFECTIVE
12/15/2008 BOARD TO HOLD MEETING DECEMBER 18
11/20/2008 SUPREME COURT REVERSES TRIAL COURT JUDGMENT ON MUW; BOARD RECEIVES REPORT ON PERFORMANCE-BASED MANAGEMENT FOR HIGHER ED
11/14/2008 BOARD TO HOLD REGULAR MONTHLY MEETING NOVEMBER 19 AND 20
11/12/2008 BOARD NAMES DR. MARK KEENUM 19th PRESIDENT OF MISSISSIPPI STATE UNIVERSITY
11/7/2008 MISSISSIPPI STATE UNIVERSITY PREFERRED PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE TO VISIT CAMPUS NOVEMBER 12
11/6/2008 STATEMENT FROM MISSISSIPPI STATE UNIVERSITY PREFERRED CANDIDATE DR. MARK KEENUM
11/5/2008 BOARD NAMES DR. MARK KEENUM PREFERRED CANDIDATE FOR PRESIDENT OF MISSISSIPPI STATE UNIVERSITY
10/29/2008 MSU BOARD SEARCH COMMITTEE TO CONDUCT SECOND ROUND INTERVIEWS; BOARD TO MAKE PREFERRED CANDIDATE ANNOUNCEMENT
10/24/2008 BOARD NAMES SOUTHERN MISS PRESIDENT EMERITUS DR. AUBREY K. LUCAS INTERIM COMMISSIONER; ANNOUNCES DATE FOR SECOND ROUND OF MSU INTERVIEWS
10/22/2008 BOARD TO ACCEPT COMMISSIONER MEREDITH'S REQUEST TO RETIRE
10/22/2008 BOARD TO HOLD MEETING FRIDAY, OCTOBER 24
10/21/2008 BOARD NAMES DR. DONNA OLIVER 6TH PRESIDENT OF MISSISSIPPI VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY
10/20/2008 BOARD TO HOLD EMERGENCY MEETING OCTOBER 20 VIA TELECONFERENCE
10/20/2008 BOARD ACCEPTS WATSON'S RETIREMENT; NAMES RUBY INTERIM PRESIDENT
10/17/2008 MISSISSIPPI VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY PREFERRED PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE TO VISIT CAMPUS OCTOBER 21
10/16/2008 BOARD APPROVES ESTABLISHMENT OF NURSING PROGRAM AT EAST MISSISSIPPI COMMUNITY COLLEGE; ANNUAL REPORT ON INSTITUTIONAL ACCREDITATION
10/15/2008 MEDIA ALERT: KNOWLEDGE TO GET TO COLLEGE PEP RALLY OCTOBER 24
10/13/2008 BOARD NAMES DR. DONNA OLIVER PREFERRED CANDIDATE FOR PRESIDENT OF MISSISSIPPI VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY
10/8/2008 MVSU BOARD SEARCH COMMITTEE TO CONDUCT SECOND ROUND INTERVIEWS; BOARD TO MAKE PREFERRED CANDIDATE ANNOUNCEMENT
10/8/2008 UPDATE: BOARD TO HOLD REGULAR MONTHLY MEETING AT SOUTHERN MISS
10/2/2008 MVSU BOARD SEARCH COMMITTEE TO RECEIVE REFERENCE INFORMATION
9/27/2008 BOARD ACCEPTS COMMISSIONER'S REQUEST FOR LEAVE
9/25/2008 MISSISSIPPI COMMISSION ON COLLEGE ACCREDITATION TO MEET TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 30
9/25/2008 BOARD TO POSTPONE OCTOBER 2 MSU PRESIDENTIAL INTERVIEWS
9/25/2008 BOARD TO HOLD EMERGENCY MEETING VIA TELECONFERENCE
9/24/2008 MSU BOARD SEARCH COMMITTEE TO CONDUCT SECOND ROUND INTERVIEWS; BOARD TO MAKE PREFERRED CANDIDATE ANNOUNCEMENT
9/24/2008 BOARD TO HOLD EMERGENCY MEETING VIA TELECONFERENCE
9/18/2008 BOARD APPROVES ACADEMIC PROGRAMS AND REDESIGN OF TEACHER PREPARATION RECOMMENDATIONS
9/16/2008 MVSU BOARD SEARCH COMMITTEE TO CONDUCT FIRST ROUND INTERVIEWS; MSU BOARD SEARCH COMMITTEE TO RECEIVE REFERENCE INFORMATION
9/16/2008 PRELIMINARY FALL 2008 ENROLLMENT FIGURES SHOW INCREASE
9/12/2008 BOARD TO HOLD REGULAR MONTHLY MEETING SEPTEMBER 17 AND 18
9/11/2008 MISSISSIPPI STATE BOARD SEARCH COMMITTEE TO CONDUCT FIRST ROUND INTERVIEWS
9/10/2008 MISSISSIPPI VALLEY STATE SEARCH ADVISORY COMMITTEE ELECTS REPRESENTATIVES TO PARTICIPATE IN INTERVIEW PROCESS
9/8/2008 BOARD SEARCH COMMITTEES TO RECEIVE CANDIDATE RECOMMENDATIONS
8/29/2008 MISSISSIPPI STATE SEARCH ADVISORY COMMITTEE ELECTS REPRESENTATIVES TO PARTICIPATE IN INTERVIEW PROCESS
8/26/2008 MISSISSIPPI STATE SEARCH ADVISORY COMMITTEE FOR NEXT MSU PRESIDENT TO DETERMINE CANDIDATE RECOMMENDATIONS
8/26/2008 MISSISSIPPI VALLEY STATE SEARCH ADVISORY COMMITTEE FOR NEXT MVSU PRESIDENT TO DETERMINE CANDIDATE RECOMMENDATIONS
8/21/2008 BOARD ADOPTS CONCEPTUAL FUNDING FRAMEWORK
8/15/2008 ALCORN HOUSING ADVISORY COMMITTEE TO MEET VIA TELECONFERENCE
8/15/2008 BOARD TO HOLD REGULAR MONTHLY MEETING AUGUST 20 AND 21
7/24/2008 BOARD TO HOLD MEETING AUGUST 7 VIA TELECONFERENCE
7/22/2008 IHL BOARD MEETING CANCELLED DUE TO SCHEDULING CONFLICTS; MEETING TO BE RESCHEDULED
7/21/2008 BOARD TO HOLD MEETING JULY 28 VIA TELECONFERENCE
7/9/2008 BUDGET, FINANCE, AND AUDIT COMMITTEE TO MEET JULY 16
7/3/2008 GEAR UP MISSISSIPPI RECEIVES SIX-YEAR $18 MILLION GRANT
6/26/2008 MISSISSIPPI VALLEY STATE SEARCH ADVISORY COMMITTEE TO PARTICIPATE IN ORIENTATION/START-UP MEETING
6/26/2008 JUNE ECONOMIC REVIEW AND OUTLOOK FOCUSES ON ECONOMIC FORECAST; SOLVING POVERTY PROBLEM
6/19/2008 BOARD RECEIVES MUW 20/20 REPORT; ENDORSES MUW'S STUDY OF INSTITUTIONAL NAME CHANGE
6/17/2008 BOARD APPROVES TUITION INCREASE; FY 2010 BUDGET PRIORITIES
6/16/2008 MISSISSIPPI STATE SEARCH ADVISORY COMMITTEE TO PARTICIPATE IN ORIENTATION/START-UP MEETING
6/13/2008 BOARD TO HOLD COMMITTEE AND BOARD MEETING; CONDUCT ANNUAL RETREAT
6/4/2008 MISSISSIPPI COMMISSION ON COLLEGE ACCREDITATION TO MEET FRIDAY, JUNE 20
5/29/2008 MISSISSIPPI VALLEY STATE SEARCH ADVISORY COMMITTEE ANNOUNCED
5/28/2008 MISSISSIPPI STATE SEARCH ADVISORY COMMITTEE ANNOUNCED
5/22/2008 BOARD APPROVES TUITION INCREASE AND FY 2010 FACILITIES NEEDS REQUEST
5/16/2008 BOARD TO HOLD REGULAR MONTHLY MEETING MAY 21 AND 22
5/13/2008 COMMISSIONER MEREDITH RE-ELECTED PRESIDENT OF NASH
4/21/2008 BOARD SEARCH COMMITTEE TO MEET WITH MISSISSIPPI VALLEY STATE CONSTITUENCY GROUPS
4/17/2008 BOARD SEARCH COMMITTEE TO MEET WITH MISSISSIPPI STATE CONSTITUENCY GROUPS
4/16/2008 BOARD APPROVES REALLOCATION OF APPROPRIATED FUNDS, RECOGNIZES OUTGOING BOARD MEMBERS, AND PASSES PRESIDENTIAL GAVEL
4/11/2008 BOARD TO HOLD REGULAR MONTHLY MEETING APRIL 16
4/11/2008 BOARD PRESIDENT ANNOUNCES BOARD SEARCH COMMITTEES AND LISTENING SESSION DATES FOR MISSISSIPPI STATE AND MISSISSIPPI VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY PRESIDENTIAL SEARCHES
3/26/2008 DR. VANCE H. WATSON TO ASSUME PRESIDENTIAL DUTIES AT MISSISSIPPI STATE UNIVERSITY APRIL 1
3/20/2008 BOARD NAMES DR. VANCE H. WATSON INTERIM PRESIDENT AT MISSISSIPPI STATE UNIVERSITY; INITIATES SEARCH PROCESSES AT MSU AND MISSISSIPPI VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY
3/14/2008 BOARD TO HOLD REGULAR MONTHLY MEETING MARCH 20
3/11/2008 BOARD FORUM ADDRESSING IHL AND MISSISSIPPI'S ECONOMY CANCELLED
3/7/2008 FOGLESONG TO RESIGN EFFECTIVE JUNE 30, 2008
3/6/2008 BOARD TO HOST FORUM ADDRESSING IHL AND MISSISSIPPI'S ECONOMY
3/6/2008 BOARD TO HOLD EMERGENCY MEETING MARCH 7 VIA TELECONFERENCE
2/21/2008 BOARD RECEIVES GRANT FROM AT&T FOR WEBSITE DEVELOPMENT AND CELEBRATES BLACK HISTORY MONTH
2/18/2008 MISSISSIPPI COMMISSION ON COLLEGE ACCREDITATION TO MEET TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 19
2/15/2008 BOARD TO RECEIVE GRANT FROM AT&T; CELEBRATE BLACK HISTORY MONTH
2/15/2008 AMERICA READS-MISSISSIPPI SELECTED AS STATE LEAD AGENCY FOR GLOBAL YOUTH SERVICE DAY
2/12/2008 LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR PHIL BRYANT TO SPEAK AT HEADWAE LUNCHEON
2/6/2008 BOARD TO HOLD STRATEGIC INITIATIVE SUMMIT FOCUSED ON INCREASING BACCALAUREATE GRADUATES
1/17/2008 IHL BOARD WELCOMES ALCORN PRESIDENT DR. GEORGE E. ROSS; RECOGNIZES INSTITUTIONAL BEST PRACTICES WINNERS
1/11/2008 BOARD TO ANNOUNCE INSTITUTIONAL 2007 BEST PRACTICES AWARD WINNERS
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