Mississippi Public Universities
Higher Education
Appreciation Day Working
for Academic Excellence
Steering Committee
Mr. Blake Wilson
President and CEO Mississippi Economic Council
Chair, HEADWAE
Ms. Kim Gallaspy
Director of Legislative Services, Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning
Ms. Gloria J. Miller
Director of Student Services, MS Institutions of Higher Learning
HEADWAE Coordinator
Dr. Susan Lee
Associate Commissioner for Academic and Student Affairs, MS Institutions of Higher Learning
Secretary-Treasurer, Mississippi Association of Colleges and Universities
Mr. Kell Smith
Director of Communications and Legislative Services, Mississippi Community College Board
Mr. Jim Southward
Director of Affiliated Activities, Mississippi Community College Board
Dr. Carey M. Wright
State Superintendent of Education
Ex Officio Members
Dr. Glenn Boyce
Commissioner of Higher Education, MS Institutions of Higher Learning
Dr. Andrea Mayfield
Executive Director, Mississippi Community College Board
Dr. E. Harold Fisher
Executive Director, Mississippi Association of Independent Colleges and Universities
Dr. Ronald E. Nettles
President, Copiah-Lincoln Community College
President, Mississippi Association of Colleges and Universities