Posts Tagged ‘Institutions of Higher Learning’

University merger dead issue in 2011 session

by Associated Press Published: October 19,2010

Tags: College Board, Hank Bounds, Institutions of Higher Learning, Mississippi Valley State University

JACKSON — Higher Education Commissioner Hank Bounds Jr. says he expects a proposal to merger or close some universities to have no support in the 2011 legislative session. Bounds spoke Monday with the editorial board of The Clarion-Ledger. “All you’ll hear is the sound of crickets chirping when ‘merger’ is brought up,” Bounds said. Gov. […] [...]

Brigham named interim MUW president

The Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning (IHL) voted to appoint Allegra Brigham, 4-County Electric Power Association CEO and general manager, as interim president of the Mississippi University for Women (MUW). Dr. Claudia Limbert announced late last year that she would retire and step down as MUW’s 13th president in June when […] [...]

MSU committee receives budget-cutting recommendations

by Wally Northway Published: February 18,2010

Tags: education, Institutions of Higher Learning, recession, state budget

STARKVILLE — Nearly 60 recommendations resulting from a three-month effort are being released by a A Mississippi State University committee charged last October with identifying ways to respond to higher education budget cuts has received nearly 60 recommendations. The President’s Select Committee on Efficiencies and Innovations made the report available to the MSU community on […] [...]

IHL hands out funds to schools

by MBJ Newswires Published: July 20,2009

Tags: American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, ARRA, IHL, Institutions of Higher Learning

The Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning voted and approved the allocation of state appropriated funds within the system. State appropriated funds for FY 2010, which include FY 2009 and FY 2010 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act dollars, total nearly $799.2 million. This represents a 1.3 percent increase over the original FY […] [...]

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