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ONLINE LISTENING SESSION LAUNCHED FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSISSIPPI CHANCELLOR SEARCH

7/15/2019 - Jackson, Miss.

The Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning has launched an Online Listening Session for members of the University of Mississippi community to gain input from university stakeholders on the qualities and qualifications they believe the next Chancellor should possess. The online survey is available and is part of the Chancellor Search website. The online survey will be open until midnight on Friday, September 6, 2019.

Members of the Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning heard from the University of Mississippi (UM) campus community in Campus Listening Sessions on Wednesday, June 19, in Jackson and will also hold Listening Sessions on Thursday, September 5, in Oxford, beginning at 9:00 a.m. in the Gertrude C. Ford Ballroom at the Inn at Ole Miss.

While all sessions are open to the public, each session focuses on the needs of a specific constituency group. A map of the Oxford Campus is available online.

UNIVERSITY OF MISSISSIPPI—OXFORD
Time Event Location
9:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. Academic Leaders Gertrude C. Ford Ballroom, Inn at Ole Miss
9:45 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Break  
10:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. Faculty Gertrude C. Ford Ballroom, Inn at Ole Miss
10:45 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Break  
11:00 a.m. – 11:45 p.m. Staff Gertrude C. Ford Ballroom, Inn at Ole Miss
11:45 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Break  
1:00 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. Faculty, Staff and Students Gertrude C. Ford Ballroom, Inn at Ole Miss
1:45 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Break  
2:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. Students Gertrude C. Ford Ballroom, Inn at Ole Miss
2:45 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Break  
3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Alumni/Community Gertrude C. Ford Ballroom, Inn at Ole Miss

The Board of Trustees selected Buffkin/Baker, a leading national search firm with offices in Nashville, Winston-Salem, Washington, D.C., and New York, to assist with the search. The firm specializes in executive searches in healthcare, digital marketing/advertising, technology, nonprofit, finance, higher education, governance and athletics.

All nominations, applications and questions regarding the search should be directed to Buffkin/Baker.

For more information and to track progress on the presidential search, visit the Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning’s Web site and through Twitter @MSPublicUniv and @UM_Search.

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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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