Mississippi Public Universities
Academic & Student Affairs
As staff to the Board of Trustees, the Office of Academic and Student Affairs coordinates system-wide activities through the formulation, interpretation, and implementation of policies related to academic programs, teaching and learning, student affairs, and continuing education. In addition, the Office of Academic and Student Affairs promotes academic quality in educational development to meet the diverse academic, workforce and lifelong needs of all Mississippians.
Office Staff
Eric S. Atchison
Director of System Analysis, Research, & Enrollment Management
Telephone: 601.432.6288

Menia Dykes
Director of Accreditation
Telephone: 601.432.6372

Susan P. Lee
Associate Commissioner for Academic and Student Affairs
Telephone: 601.432.6522

Lacey Loftin
Special Projects Manager
Telephone: 601.432.6621

Janette McCrory
Director of Nursing Education
Telephone: 601.432.6486

Gloria Miller
Director of Student Services
Telephone: 601.432.6422

Venetria Moore
Administrative Assistant to the Associate Commissioner for Academic and Student Affairs
Telephone: 601.432.6501

Amber Palmer
Project Coordinator
Telephone: 601.432.6362

Kathy Smith
ARM Program Literacy Specialist
Telephone: 601.432.6381

Ronjanett Taylor
ARM State Program Director
Telephone: 601.432.6380

Juliet Thomas
Delta College Access Coordinator
Telephone: 769.257.8027

Marsha Watson
Director of College Knowledge Project
Telephone: 601.432.6177