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BOARD OF TRUSTEES NAMES CAMPUS SEARCH ADVISORY COMMITTEE FOR THE JACKSON STATE UNIVERSITY PRESIDENT SEARCH

2/10/2017 - Jackson, Miss.

The Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning has selected 33 members, representing a cross-section of the Jackson State University campus community, to serve on the Campus Search Advisory Committee. Yolanda Owens, President of the Jackson State University National Alumni Association, and Dr. Jean-Claude Assad, Associate Professor of Economics, will serve as Co-Chairs of the Committee.

Members of the CSAC include:
  • Dr. Rod Paige
  • Dr. Loretta Moore
  • Wheeler Brown
  • Dr. Deborah F. Dent
  • Dr. Dorris R. Robinson Gardner
  • Judy Qualls
  • Thomas Hudson
  • Dr. Evelyn Leggette
  • Dr. Jean-Claude Assad
  • Dr. Gwen Prater
  • Dr. Gordon Skelton
  • Dr. Ashton T. Hamme, II
  • Dr. Jianjun Yin
  • Dr. Thea Williams-Black
  • Dr. Carrine Bishop
  • Dr. Dowell Taylor
  • Dr. Rosella Houston
  • Robin Spann-Pack
  • Dr. Robert Luckett
  • Kendall Bunch
  • Isaac Gaines
  • Yolanda Owens
  • Dr. Alfred Martin
  • Robert Cook
  • Terry Woodard
  • Jean Frazier
  • Malcolm Harrison
  • Mayor George Flaggs
  • James Covington
  • Dr. Cass Pennington
  • Louis Wright
  • Mike Walker

The Campus Search Advisory Committee will meet at 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, February 15, 2017, in Ballroom B of the Student Center on the Campus of Jackson State University, 1400 John R. Lynch St in Jackson. Members of the Committee may participate in the meeting via teleconference.  The purpose of the meeting is to discuss the presidential search for Jackson State University. Members of the public and media may attend the meeting in Ballroom B of the Student Center on the Campus of Jackson State University, 1400 John R. Lynch Street, Jackson, Miss. An Executive Session may be held in accordance with the Open Meetings Act.

For more information and to track progress on the president search, visit the search website or follow the search on Twitter, @JSU_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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