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CAMPUS LISTENING SESSIONS SCHEDULED FOR UNIVERSITY OF MISSISSIPPI IN JACKSON, OXFORD

8/13/2015 - Jackson, Miss.

Members of the Board Search Committee leading the search for the next Chancellor of The University of Mississippi will hear from constituency groups in Campus Listening Sessions on Thursday, August 20, 2015 at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson and on Thursday, August 27 at the University of Mississippi Campus in Oxford. The discussions will center on the qualities and qualifications stakeholders believe the next institutional executive officer should possess.

The Jackson Listening Sessions will be held in the Ballroom on the second floor of the Norman C. Nelson Student Union, at the University of Mississippi Medical Center, 2500 North State Street, Jackson, Miss.

SCHEDULE FOR JACKSON LISTENING SESSIONS
AUGUST 20, 2015

Time

Event

Location

2:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. Student Listening Session UMMC, Student Union Ballroom, 2nd Floor
2:45 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Break  
3:00 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Faculty & Staff Listening Session UMMC, Student Union Ballroom, 2nd Floor
3:45 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Break  
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Alumni Listening Session UMMC, Student Union Ballroom, 2nd Floor

The Oxford Listening Sessions will be held in the Inn at Ole Miss Ballroom on the Oxford Campus and will also be webcast:

SCHEDULE FOR OXFORD LISTENING SESSIONS
AUGUST 27, 2015

Time

Event

Location

9:00 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. Academic Leaders Inn at Ole Miss Ballroom
9:45 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Break  
10:00 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. Faculty Inn at Ole Miss Ballroom
11:15 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Break  
11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Staff Inn at Ole Miss Ballroom
1:30 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. Faculty/Staff Inn at Ole Miss Ballroom
2:45 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Break  
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Students Inn at Ole Miss Ballroom
4:00 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. Break  
4:15 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Alumni/Community Inn at Ole Miss Ballroom

"The Listening Sessions at the University of Mississippi Medical Center are not solely for UMMC alumni," said UM alumnus Alan Perry, Chair of the UM Board Search Committee. "We hope that any members of the Ole Miss family in the Jackson Metro area will be able to join us for the Listening Sessions on August 20."

The Board of Trustees has also postedan Online Listening Session to gain additional feedback as part ofthe Chancellor Search website. The Chancellor Search website provides a wealth of information on the search, including the latest news, frequently asked questions and search progress. It was recently redesigned to be more user-friendly and provide the information in a more intuitive format.

For more information and to track progress on the chancellor search, follow the search on Twitter@UM_Search.

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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.

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