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8/26/2008 - Jackson, Miss.

Members of the Mississippi State University (MSU) Search Advisory Committee, formed by the Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning (IHL) to assist with the Board's search for the next institutional executive officer of MSU and chaired by Vice President of Student Affairs Dr. Bill Kibler, will meet with executive search consultant Mr. Jerry Baker on Thursday, August 28, 2008, beginning at 9:00 a.m. in the Templeton Conference Room of the Mitchell Memorial Library on the MSU campus, 395 Hardy Road, Mississippi State, MS 39762. Search Advisory Committee members will review and discuss all candidate resumes and will forward no fewer than five names, unranked, to the MSU Board Search Committee for possible interviews. MSU Search Advisory Committee members will also self-select a representative group of its membership to join the Board throughout the remainder of the interview process. An executive session may be held in accordance with the Open Meetings Act. For a list of members of the MSU Search Advisory Committee, click here.

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 MSU 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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