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SCHEDULE FOR UNIVERSITY OF MISSISSIPPI PREFERRED CANDIDATE VISIT ANNOUNCED

10/23/2015 - Jackson, Miss

The Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning announced last week the selection of Dr. Jeffrey S. Vitter as the preferred candidate for chancellor of the University of Mississippi. Dr. Vitter will meet with campus constituency groups on visits to the University of Mississippi Medical Center campus in Jackson on Wednesday, October 28, 2015 and the Oxford campus on Thursday, October 29, 2015. While each session focuses on the needs of a specific constituency group, all sessions are open to the public. Anyone is welcome to attend any session on the schedule.

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., according to the following schedule:

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Time

Event

Location

2:00 p.m.

Meeting with Students

UMMC-Student Union
Rooms A-D

3:00 p.m.

Break

 

3:15 p.m.

Meeting with Faculty, Staff, Alumni, Community

UMMC-Student Union
Rooms A-D

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

Thursday, October 29, 2015

Time

Event

Location

9:00 a.m.

Administration/Staff

Inn Ballrooms B-D

10:00 a.m.

Faculty

Inn Ballrooms B-D

11:00 a.m.

Alumni/Community

Inn Ballrooms B-D

1:00 p.m.

Students

Inn Ballrooms B-D

2:30 p.m.

Board Meeting

Inn Ballroom A

3:00 p.m.

Press Conference

Inn Ballrooms B-D

The Board of Trustees will meet to consider the selection of Dr. Vitter as Chancellor of the University of Mississippi on Thursday, October 29, 2015 at 2:30 p.m. The Board meeting will be held in Ballroom A at the Inn at Ole Miss on the Oxford campus of the University of Mississippi, located at 120 Alumni Drive. Members of the Board may participate in the meeting via teleconference. An executive session may be held in accordance with the Open Meetings Act.

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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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