Posts Tagged ‘administration’

Pickering lists concerns over Mississippi Adequate Education Program formula

JACKSON — State Auditor Stacey Pickering has notified the Legislature of his concerns with the Mississippi Adequate Education Program (MAEP) formula. The report provides detailed information to lawmakers on the MAEP formula in advance of the upcoming 2015 legislative session. “Each year the Office of the State Auditor provides an overview of MAEP funds, how […] [...]

Alcorn cuts administration in move to reemphasize recruiting, mission

LORMAN — Alcorn State University reduced its administration, aimed at reemphasizing enrollment management and more clearly aligning the services provided by the university with its mission and strategic goals. President M. Christopher Brown II maintained five divisions, creating a Division of Student Success and Enrollment Management, among other changes. The newly created Division of Academic […] [...]

Accounting firm finds problems at troubled MDMR

BILOXI — The head of the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources said today that the agency is “susceptible to fraud, waste and abuse” and must change its own work environment. Jamie Miller’s comments came as he released results of an accounting firm’s review of the agency. It was conducted during Miller’s first 60 days as […] [...]

County building gets scanners in the wake of shootings

HERNANDO — Door-size walk-through scanners soon will stand guard just inside the two rotunda entrances to the DeSoto County Administration Building to bolster security at the busy facility in downtown Hernando. County administrator Vanessa Lynchard tells The Commercial Appeal no particular local incident led to the move, but the backdrop of the Aurora, Colo., movie […] [...]

President, senators eliminate graduate dean position at Alcorn

LORMAN — Alcorn State University president M. Christopher Brown II along with members of the faculty and staff senates have agreed to eliminate the dean position of the School of Graduate Studies and disburse the duties among the academic schools and Office of the Provost in an effort to promote efficiencies. Brown said, “Students earn […] [...]

Alcorn president orders deans to reapply, compete for posts

LORMAN — Alcorn State University president M. Christopher Brown is requiring the school’s academic deans to reapply and compete for their jobs. Brown told the Vicksburg Post Alcorn has not reposted and reevaluated the positions in many years. “We were concerned that we did not have the right people in those jobs,” Brown said. He […] [...]

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