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PREFERRED CANDIDATE VISIT TO BE HELD WEDNESDAY ON JSU CAMPUS

5/26/2017 - Jackson, Miss.

The Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning announced last week the selection of Dr. William B. Bynum Jr. as the preferred candidate for president of Jackson State University. Dr. Bynum will meet with campus constituency groups on Wednesday, May 31, 2017 on the Jackson State University Campus. 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.

Dr. Bynum will meet with campus constituency groups in Ballroom A of the JSU Student Center, 1400 John R. Lynch Street, Jackson, Miss., 39217, on Wednesday, May 31, according to the following schedule:

Jackson State University Preferred Candidate Visit Schedule
Wednesday, May 31, 2017
TimeMeetingLocation
9:00 a.m.Administration/Faculty/StaffJSU Student Center Ballroom A
10:00 a.m.StudentsJSU Student Center Center Ballroom A
11:00 a.m.Alumni/CommunityJSU Student Center Center Ballroom A
1:00 p.m.Board MeetingJSU Student Center Presidential Dining Room
1:30 p.m.Press ConferenceJSU Student Center Center Ballroom A

The Board of Trustees will meet to consider the selection of Dr. Bynum as President of Jackson State University on Wednesday, May 31, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. The Board meeting will be held in the Presidential Dining Room of the JSU Student Center, 1400 John R. Lynch Street, Jackson, Miss., 39217. Members of the Board may participate in the meeting via teleconference. An executive session may be held in accordance with the Open Meetings Act.

For more information and to track progress on the president search, visit the Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning's Web site or on Twitter @JSU_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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