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1/10/2019 - Jackson, Miss.

The Board Search Committee leading the search for the next president of Alcorn State University has set the best consideration deadline for applications for Friday, March 1, 2019.

All applications and nominations should be submitted to Parker Executive Search.

"Alcorn State University is a great university with an historic past and a strong fiscal foundation," said Shane Hooper, President of the Board of Trustees and Chair of the Board Search Committee. "It is in a great position to attract candidates of the highest caliber."

Following the best consideration deadline, Campus Search Advisory Committee members will submit at least five candidates unranked to the Board Search Committee. The Board will select the candidates to be interviewed. The interviews will be held in the spring, with the preferred candidate visit tentatively scheduled for April.

For more information and to view the Leadership Profile, visit the Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning’s Web site. For updates, the ASU search can be followed on Twitter @ASU_Search and @MSPublicUniv.

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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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