Contact Information

The Board of Trustees, Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning, appreciates your questions and comments.

For all questions on student financial aid, please call 1.800.327.2980 (toll free in Mississippi) or 601.432.6997. Questions can also be emailed to Student Financial Aid.

For all other questions please call 601.432.6198. Questions can also be emailed to Hannah Griffin.

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Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning
3825 Ridgewood Road
Jackson, MS 39211
Telephone: 601.432.6198

We will respond to any questions or requests as soon as possible. Thank you.

Staff Directory

Marion D. Alexander
Internal Auditor
Internal Audit
Telephone: 601.432.6583

Henry Anderson
Website & Systems Administrator
External Relations
Telephone: 601.432.6334

Eric S. Atchison
Director of System Analysis, Research, & Enrollment Management
Academic and Student Affairs
Telephone: 601.432.6288

Glynn Babb
Emergency and Safety Officer
Board Legal Counsel
Telephone: 601.432.6624

Ricky Barnett
Grounds Maintenance
Real Estate and Facilities
Telephone: 601.432.6597

Jimmy Barnett
Supervisor of Facilities
Real Estate and Facilities
Telephone: 601.432.6597

Caron Blanton
Director of Communications
External Relations
Telephone: 601.432.6333

Glenn Boyce
Commissioner of Higher Education
Office of the Commissioner
Telephone: 601.432.6623

Bridget Breithaupt
Senior Executive Assistant to the Commissioner of Higher Education
Office of the Commissioner
Telephone: 601.432.6623

David Buford
Director of Risk Management
Board Legal Counsel
Telephone: 601.432.6688

Stephanie T. Bullock
Complete 2 Compete Project Coordinator
Governmental Relations
Telephone: 601.432.6051

Sondra Collins
Senior Economist
University Research Center
Telephone: 601.432.6376

Alushus Cooper
Executive Assistant
Office of the Commissioner
Telephone: 601.432.6810

Phil Cumberland
Procurement and Property Officer
Finance and Administration
Telephone: 601.432.6315

Sara DeLoach
Special Assistant Attorney General
Board Legal Counsel
Telephone: 601.432.6287

Ercilla V. Dometz
Economic Planner
University Research Center
Telephone: 601.432.6264

Menia Dykes
Director of Accreditation
Academic and Student Affairs
Telephone: 601.432.6372

Susan Erickson
Human Resources Administrator
Administration
Telephone: 601.432.6134

Grace Flicker
Risk Management Specialist
Board Legal Counsel
Telephone: 601.432.6220

Michael Funchess
Facilities Maintenance Repairer
Real Estate and Facilities
Telephone: 601.432.6597

Kim Gallaspy
Director of Legislative Services
Governmental Relations
Telephone: 601.432.6493

Stephanie Ganucheau
Special Assistant Attorney General
Board Legal Counsel
Telephone: 601.432.6784

Mitzi Gendron
Director of Database Management
Strategic Research
Telephone: 601.432.6445

Van Gillespie
Associate Commissioner for Legal Affairs, Risk Management and Special Projects Officer
Board Legal Counsel
Telephone: 601.432.6785

Hannah Griffin
Executive Assistant
Office of the Commissioner
Telephone: 601.432.6326

Chris Halliwell
Chief Audit Executive
Internal Audit
Telephone: 601.432.6561

Meg Harris
Assistant Director of Student Financial Aid
Student Financial Aid
Telephone: 601.432.6126

Corey B. Hicks
Loan Repayment Specialist
Student Financial Aid
Telephone: 601.432.6329

Edwin Hill
Director of Printing and Mail Services
Administration
Telephone: 601.432.6396

Jim Hood
Assistant Commissioner for Strategic Research
Strategic Research
Telephone: 601.432.7011

Cathy Huff
Director Support Operations
Finance and Administration
Telephone: 601.432.6316

Mary Elizabeth Jackson
Contracts Administrator
Finance and Administration
Telephone: 601.432.7032

Beverly Jackson
Senior Systems Analyst for Student Financial Aid
Student Financial Aid
Telephone: 601.432.6437

Brandon Johnson
Computer Programmer
Student Financial Aid
Telephone: 601.432.6589

Lenora Johnson
Senior Accounting Specialist
Finance and Administration
Telephone: 601.432.6452

Holly Johnson
Director of Accounting
Finance and Administration
Telephone: 601.432.6178

Craig Johnson
GIS Applications Specialist for MARIS
University Research Center
Telephone: 601.432.6175

Renotta Jones
Operations and Program Administrator
Administration
Telephone: 601.432.6664

Shirley Kelly
Contracts and Grants Accountant
Finance and Administration
Telephone: 601.432.6521

Howard Knight
GIS Applications Specialist for MARIS
University Research Center
Telephone: 601.432.6504

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

Clotee Lewis
Coordinator of Public Affairs
External Relations
Telephone: 601.432.6647

Janette McCrory
Director of Nursing Education
Academic and Student Affairs
Telephone: 601.432.6486

Corey Miller
Economic Analyst
University Research Center
Telephone: 601.432.6353

Gloria Miller
Director of Student Services
Academic and Student Affairs
Telephone: 601.432.6422

Shirley Mitchell
Financial Aid Advisor
Student Financial Aid
Telephone: 601.432.6668

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

Heather W. Morrison
P-20 Projects Coordinator
Governmental Relations
Telephone: 601.432.6626

Ricky Myers
Grounds Maintenance
Real Estate and Facilities
Telephone: 601.432.6597

Bob Neal
Senior Economist
University Research Center
Telephone: 601.432.6143

Tonya Neely
Business & Economic Development Coordinator
External Relations
Telephone: 601.432.6237

Amber Palmer
Project Coordinator

Telephone: 601.432.6362

Leigh Patterson
Special Assistant Attorney General
Board Legal Counsel
Telephone: 601.432.6783

Kerri M. Paul
Director of Development and Community Relations
Office of the Commissioner
Telephone: 601.624.0717

John Pearce Jr.
Associate Commissioner for Finance & Administration
Finance and Administration
Telephone: 601.432.6122

Sharon Phillips
Special Projects Officer
Board Legal Counsel
Telephone: 601.432.6781

Victor Puckett
Staff Engineer
Real Estate and Facilities
Telephone: 601.432.6691

Jennifer Rogers
Director of Student Financial Aid
Student Financial Aid
Telephone: 601.432.6791

Kevin Ross
Network Administrator
Administration
Telephone: 601.432.6358

Brad Rowland
Senior Analyst
Real Estate and Facilities
Telephone: 601.432.6233

Christina Rushing
Administrative Assistant
Finance and Administration
Telephone: 601.432.6147

Sharon Scott
Administrative Assistant
Real Estate and Facilities
Telephone: 601.432.6692

Harry Sims
Assistant Commissioner
Real Estate and Facilities
Telephone: 601.432.6644

Ted Sledge
Senior Financial Analyst
Finance and Administration
Telephone: 601.432.6758

Sharon Smith
Administrative Assistant to the Associate Commissioner for Legal Affairs
Board Legal Counsel
Telephone: 601.432.6289

Kathy Smith
ARM Program Literacy Specialist
Academic and Student Affairs
Telephone: 601.432.6381

Sherry Smith
Accounts Payable Coordinator
Finance and Administration
Telephone: 601.432.6646

Laneal Smith
GIS Senior Project Manager for MARIS
University Research Center
Telephone: 601.432.6324

Jim Steil
Director of MARIS Technical Center
University Research Center
Telephone: 601.432.6354

Paul W. Sumrall
Associate Commissioner for External Relations
External Relations
Telephone: 601.432.7057

Bob Taylor
Printing Assistant
Administration
Telephone: 601.432.6396

Janna Taylor
Administrative Assistant
University Research Center
Telephone: 601.432.6742

Ronjanett Taylor
ARM State Program Director
Academic and Student Affairs
Telephone: 601.432.6380

Marcus Thompson
Chief Administrative Officer
Office of the Commissioner
Telephone: 601.432.6623

Betty Tinsley
Accounts Receivable Coordinator
Finance and Administration
Telephone: 601.432.6212

Casey Turnage
Director of Policy and Strategic Initiatives
Governmental Relations
Telephone: 601.432.6458

Steven Walker
Manager for GIS Operations
University Research Center
Telephone: 601.432.6149

Apryll Washington
Assistant Director of Policy and Planning
Student Financial Aid
Telephone: 601.432.6577

Darrin Webb
State Economist and Director of URC
University Research Center
Telephone: 601.432.6556

D'Anna White
Director of University Financial Analysis
Finance and Administration
Telephone: 601.432.6142

Ronald Williams
Facilities Maintenance Repairer
Real Estate and Facilities
Telephone: 601.432.6692

Jay Woods
Special Assistant Attorney General
Board Legal Counsel
Telephone: 601.432.8110

Glenn Boyce
Commissioner of Higher Education
Office of the Commissioner
Telephone: 601.432.6623

Bridget Breithaupt
Senior Executive Assistant to the Commissioner of Higher Education
Office of the Commissioner
Telephone: 601.432.6623

Alushus Cooper
Executive Assistant
Office of the Commissioner
Telephone: 601.432.6810

Hannah Griffin
Executive Assistant
Office of the Commissioner
Telephone: 601.432.6326

Kerri M. Paul
Director of Development and Community Relations
Office of the Commissioner
Telephone: 601.624.0717

Marcus Thompson
Chief Administrative Officer
Office of the Commissioner
Telephone: 601.432.6623

Eric S. Atchison
Director of System Analysis, Research, & Enrollment Management
Academic and Student Affairs
Telephone: 601.432.6288

Menia Dykes
Director of Accreditation
Academic and Student Affairs
Telephone: 601.432.6372

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

Janette McCrory
Director of Nursing Education
Academic and Student Affairs
Telephone: 601.432.6486

Gloria Miller
Director of Student Services
Academic and Student Affairs
Telephone: 601.432.6422

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

Kathy Smith
ARM Program Literacy Specialist
Academic and Student Affairs
Telephone: 601.432.6381

Ronjanett Taylor
ARM State Program Director
Academic and Student Affairs
Telephone: 601.432.6380

Glynn Babb
Emergency and Safety Officer
Board Legal Counsel
Telephone: 601.432.6624

David Buford
Director of Risk Management
Board Legal Counsel
Telephone: 601.432.6688

Sara DeLoach
Special Assistant Attorney General
Board Legal Counsel
Telephone: 601.432.6287

Grace Flicker
Risk Management Specialist
Board Legal Counsel
Telephone: 601.432.6220

Stephanie Ganucheau
Special Assistant Attorney General
Board Legal Counsel
Telephone: 601.432.6784

Van Gillespie
Associate Commissioner for Legal Affairs, Risk Management and Special Projects Officer
Board Legal Counsel
Telephone: 601.432.6785

Leigh Patterson
Special Assistant Attorney General
Board Legal Counsel
Telephone: 601.432.6783

Sharon Phillips
Special Projects Officer
Board Legal Counsel
Telephone: 601.432.6781

Sharon Smith
Administrative Assistant to the Associate Commissioner for Legal Affairs
Board Legal Counsel
Telephone: 601.432.6289

Jay Woods
Special Assistant Attorney General
Board Legal Counsel
Telephone: 601.432.8110

Henry Anderson
Website & Systems Administrator
External Relations
Telephone: 601.432.6334

Caron Blanton
Director of Communications
External Relations
Telephone: 601.432.6333

Clotee Lewis
Coordinator of Public Affairs
External Relations
Telephone: 601.432.6647

Tonya Neely
Business & Economic Development Coordinator
External Relations
Telephone: 601.432.6237

Paul W. Sumrall
Associate Commissioner for External Relations
External Relations
Telephone: 601.432.7057

Phil Cumberland
Procurement and Property Officer
Finance and Administration
Telephone: 601.432.6315

Cathy Huff
Director Support Operations
Finance and Administration
Telephone: 601.432.6316

Mary Elizabeth Jackson
Contracts Administrator
Finance and Administration
Telephone: 601.432.7032

Lenora Johnson
Senior Accounting Specialist
Finance and Administration
Telephone: 601.432.6452

Holly Johnson
Director of Accounting
Finance and Administration
Telephone: 601.432.6178

Shirley Kelly
Contracts and Grants Accountant
Finance and Administration
Telephone: 601.432.6521

John Pearce Jr.
Associate Commissioner for Finance & Administration
Finance and Administration
Telephone: 601.432.6122

Christina Rushing
Administrative Assistant
Finance and Administration
Telephone: 601.432.6147

Ted Sledge
Senior Financial Analyst
Finance and Administration
Telephone: 601.432.6758

Sherry Smith
Accounts Payable Coordinator
Finance and Administration
Telephone: 601.432.6646

Betty Tinsley
Accounts Receivable Coordinator
Finance and Administration
Telephone: 601.432.6212

D'Anna White
Director of University Financial Analysis
Finance and Administration
Telephone: 601.432.6142

Marion D. Alexander
Internal Auditor
Internal Audit
Telephone: 601.432.6583

Chris Halliwell
Chief Audit Executive
Internal Audit
Telephone: 601.432.6561

Ricky Barnett
Grounds Maintenance
Real Estate and Facilities
Telephone: 601.432.6597

Jimmy Barnett
Supervisor of Facilities
Real Estate and Facilities
Telephone: 601.432.6597

Michael Funchess
Facilities Maintenance Repairer
Real Estate and Facilities
Telephone: 601.432.6597

Ricky Myers
Grounds Maintenance
Real Estate and Facilities
Telephone: 601.432.6597

Victor Puckett
Staff Engineer
Real Estate and Facilities
Telephone: 601.432.6691

Brad Rowland
Senior Analyst
Real Estate and Facilities
Telephone: 601.432.6233

Sharon Scott
Administrative Assistant
Real Estate and Facilities
Telephone: 601.432.6692

Harry Sims
Assistant Commissioner
Real Estate and Facilities
Telephone: 601.432.6644

Ronald Williams
Facilities Maintenance Repairer
Real Estate and Facilities
Telephone: 601.432.6692

Stephanie T. Bullock
Complete 2 Compete Project Coordinator
Governmental Relations
Telephone: 601.432.6051

Kim Gallaspy
Director of Legislative Services
Governmental Relations
Telephone: 601.432.6493

Heather W. Morrison
P-20 Projects Coordinator
Governmental Relations
Telephone: 601.432.6626

Casey Turnage
Director of Policy and Strategic Initiatives
Governmental Relations
Telephone: 601.432.6458

Eric S. Atchison
Director of System Analysis, Research, & Enrollment Management
Academic and Student Affairs
Telephone: 601.432.6288

Mitzi Gendron
Director of Database Management
Strategic Research
Telephone: 601.432.6445

Jim Hood
Assistant Commissioner for Strategic Research
Strategic Research
Telephone: 601.432.7011

Meg Harris
Assistant Director of Student Financial Aid
Student Financial Aid
Telephone: 601.432.6126

Corey B. Hicks
Loan Repayment Specialist
Student Financial Aid
Telephone: 601.432.6329

Beverly Jackson
Senior Systems Analyst for Student Financial Aid
Student Financial Aid
Telephone: 601.432.6437

Brandon Johnson
Computer Programmer
Student Financial Aid
Telephone: 601.432.6589

Shirley Mitchell
Financial Aid Advisor
Student Financial Aid
Telephone: 601.432.6668

Jennifer Rogers
Director of Student Financial Aid
Student Financial Aid
Telephone: 601.432.6791

Apryll Washington
Assistant Director of Policy and Planning
Student Financial Aid
Telephone: 601.432.6577

Sondra Collins
Senior Economist
University Research Center
Telephone: 601.432.6376

Ercilla V. Dometz
Economic Planner
University Research Center
Telephone: 601.432.6264

Craig Johnson
GIS Applications Specialist for MARIS
University Research Center
Telephone: 601.432.6175

Howard Knight
GIS Applications Specialist for MARIS
University Research Center
Telephone: 601.432.6504

Corey Miller
Economic Analyst
University Research Center
Telephone: 601.432.6353

Bob Neal
Senior Economist
University Research Center
Telephone: 601.432.6143

Laneal Smith
GIS Senior Project Manager for MARIS
University Research Center
Telephone: 601.432.6324

Jim Steil
Director of MARIS Technical Center
University Research Center
Telephone: 601.432.6354

Janna Taylor
Administrative Assistant
University Research Center
Telephone: 601.432.6742

Steven Walker
Manager for GIS Operations
University Research Center
Telephone: 601.432.6149

Darrin Webb
State Economist and Director of URC
University Research Center
Telephone: 601.432.6556

Toll Free: 1.800.327.2980
Telephone: 601.432.6997
Email: Student Financial Aid

Telephone: 601.432.6198
Email: Hannah Griffin

Dr. Glenn Boyce
Commissioner of Higher Education
Office of the Commissioner
Telephone: 601.432.6623

Mr. Van Gillespie
Associate Commissioner for Legal Affairs, Risk Management and Special Projects Officer
Board Legal Counsel
Telephone: 601.432.6785

Dr. Jim Hood
Assistant Commissioner for Strategic Research
Strategic Research
Telephone: 601.432.7011

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

Mr. John Pearce Jr.
Associate Commissioner for Finance & Administration
Finance and Administration
Telephone: 601.432.6122

Mr. Harry Sims
Assistant Commissioner
Real Estate and Facilities
Telephone: 601.432.6644

Mr. Paul W. Sumrall
Associate Commissioner for External Relations
External Relations
Telephone: 601.432.7057

Mr. Marcus Thompson
Chief Administrative Officer
Office of the Commissioner
Telephone: 601.432.6623