Posts Tagged ‘Carolyn Meyers’

Ford, Perry chosen to manage Capitol City’s new tax

JACKSON — A former speaker of the Mississippi House and a prominent Republican will help oversee how the city of Jackson spends money generated by a 1 percent sales tax that took effect earlier this year. The Clarion-Ledger reports that former Speaker Tim Ford and Hinds County Republican chairman Pete Perry will serve on a […] [...]

Jackson State hires first female AD

JACKSON — Jackson State University has hired Vivian Fuller as its first female athletic director. University President Carolyn Meyers introduced Fuller at a news conference Wednesday. The 56-year-old Fuller replaces Bob Braddy. The Clarion-Ledger reports Fuller’s salary was not immediately available. Braddy had made $100,000. The daughter of a North Carolina sharecropper, Fuller has spent […] [...]

Jackson State has new president

JACKSON — The governing board for Jackson State University has formally approved hiring Carolyn Meyers as the school’s new president, making her the first woman to hold the top job at JSU. The Board of Trustees of the State Institutions of Higher Learning named Meyers to the position Wednesday. She replaces interim president Leslie McLemore, […] [...]

JSU, Alcorn pres candidates picked

JACKSON — Carolyn Meyers, a past president of Norfolk State University, was named Monday as the preferred candidate for president of Jackson State University. If formally named president, Meyers would be the first woman to lead Jackson State. The College Board also announced the selection of Christopher Brown, the current executive vice president at Fisk […] [...]

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