Jackson State University has named James Renick as its new interim provost. Renick most recently served as senior adviser to JSU president Carolyn Meyers.
David Hoard, Jackson State’s vice president of institutional advancement, told The Clarion-Ledger the former provost, Mark Hardy, was reassigned as special assistant for the academic fundraising initiative.
Renick previously served as senior adviser to the president at Central State University. Before that, he was senior vice president of the American Council on Education, chancellor at North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University, where Meyers had served as provost, and chancellor of University of Michigan at Deerborn.