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4/12/2023 - Jackson, Miss.

Members of the Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning will hear from the Jackson State University (JSU) community in Campus Listening Sessions on Wednesday, April 19, in Jackson. The purpose of the Listening Sessions is to identify the qualities and qualifications stakeholders believe the next university president should possess.

The Listening Sessions will be held on the Jackson State campus located at 1400 John R. Lynch Street, Jackson, Miss., 39217. The sessions will be held in Ballroom B on the third floor of the JSU Student Center. Visitors may park in the lot on the corner of Dalton/Cleary St., directly behind One University Place, 1100 John R. Lynch Street (#50 on the JSU Campus Map). This parking lot is across from the Department of Public Safety. A campus map is available online.

The schedule of Listening Sessions is included below.

Wednesday, April 19, 2023 Ballroom B, JSU Student Center
10:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. Faculty and Staff
11:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Students
1:00 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. Alumni and Community

A livestream of the sessions will be available on the Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning website, www.mississippi.edu. There will also be an option to submit written comments through an online survey. A link to the survey will be posted on the JSU President Search page on the Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning website following the Campus Listening Sessions.

For more information and to track the progress of the search for the 13th President of Jackson State University, visit www.mississippi.edu.


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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