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Governor Phil Bryant announces appointments to the college board

Gov. Phil Bryant recently made four appointments to the Board of Trustees of the Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning. Dr. Steven Cunningham, Jeanne Luckey, Bruce Martin and Powell “Gee” Ogletree, Jr., will begin nine-year terms on May 8. Rotating off the Board are trustees Alan W. Perry, Christy Pickering, Dr. Doug W. Rouse and Board President C.D. Smith. Cunningham, who ...

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Bryant accused of improper role in community college search

JACKSON — The Mississippi Community College Board remained at an impasse in its search for a new executive director Friday, amid growing accusations that Gov. Phil Bryant has improperly intervened. Bryant denies any improper action. After failing to choose a candidate following interviews in December, Board Chairman Bruce Martin of Meridian said the board took no action in closed session ...

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Community college board exec Eric Clark to retire

JACKSON — Mississippi Community College Board Executive Director Eric Clark will retire at the end of June 2015. Since 2008, Clark has led the board that coordinates the operations of the state’s 15 community colleges, which are governed by local boards. Clark, 63, made the announcement during a state board meeting. He told The Associated Press he will have 40 ...

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