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2/20/2007 - Jackson, Miss.

The Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning (IHL) Search Committee for the next President of the University of Southern Mississippi, chaired by Trustee Robin Robinson, will meet on Friday, February 23, 2007, beginning at 8:30 a.m., and Saturday, February 24, beginning at 7:30 a.m., in the IHL Board Room in the Universities Center, 3825 Ridgewood Road, Jackson, MS, 39211, for the purpose of conducting round one interviews for the next President of the University of Southern Mississippi. Representatives from the Southern Miss Search Advisory Committee will participate in the preliminary interviews with the Board Search Committee, Commissioner of Higher Education Dr. Thomas C. Meredith, and search consultant Dr. Jan Greenwood. An executive session may be held in accordance with the Open Meetings Act.

IHL's institutional executive officer search process allows Mississippi to be on the consideration list of the highest caliber professionals in higher education. The process is open, transparent and representative-based, and works in accordance with today's recruitment standards for high-level institutions of higher learning. For more information on the University of Southern Mississippi institutional executive officer search process, including a timeline of events, click here.

Under the leadership of the Board of Trustees, IHL 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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