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BOARD OF TRUSTEES ACCEPTS LETTER FROM PRESIDENT OF JACKSON STATE

10/25/2016 - Jackson, Miss.

Commissioner of Higher Education Dr. Glenn Boyce, on behalf of the Board of Trustees, has accepted a letter of resignation from Dr. Carolyn Meyers, President of Jackson State University. The resignation is effective November 1.

"We appreciate Dr. Meyers' service to Jackson State University and wish her well in future endeavors," said Boyce.

An interim president will be named and a timeline for the presidential search will be announced soon.

"Students remain our top priority," said Dr. Boyce. "We are confident that Jackson State will move forward and continue to be an excellent institution and source of pride for students, faculty and alumni."

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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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