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Bounds: MVSU president shouldn't be affected by unsucessful job bid

ITTA BENA — Mississippi Valley State University president Donna Oliver shouldn’t be affected by her unsuccessful bid for a college presidency in another state, Higher Education Commissioner Hank Bounds said. “The fact of the matter is that there are openings all the time, and leaders are always being sought out, so I don’t see this having a big impact on ...

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Valley president Oliver could be going to West Virgina State

ITTA BENA — Dr. Donna Oliver, president of Mississippi Valley State University, is a finalist for the presidency of West Virginia State University. The Greenwood Commonwealth reports Oliver spoke this week to faculty and others at the school in Charleston, W.Va. Oliver’s $192,937-per-year contract MVSU expires Dec. 31. West Virginia’s current president makes $167,444. The other two candidates for the ...

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Borsig named new president of MUW

COLUMBUS — Jim Borsig will take over in January as president of Mississippi University for Women. The state College Board offered Borsig the job yesterday and he accepted. Borsig spent several hours meeting with students, faculty and other groups on campus yesterday. The job pays $218,000 a year, with about $25,000 of that coming from the university’s foundation. “Dr. Borsig ...

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Borsig could be named MUW president today

COLUMBUS — The preferred candidate to become president of Mississippi University for Women is touring the Columbus campus today and could be offered the job by the end of the day. The state College Board announced Nov. 17 that Jim Borsig is its choice to lead MUW. Borsig is currently the associate commissioner for external relations and public policy at ...

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IHL's Borsig named preferred candidate for MUW presidency

The Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning has selected Dr. James B. Borsig as the preferred candidate for the presidency of Mississippi University for Women. Borsig has over 30 years of experience in higher education, government and the private sector. Currently serving as associate commissioner for external relations and public policy for the Mississippi Institutions of Higher ...

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No regrets

Limbert reflects on MUW presidency Dr. Claudia Limbert had been president of Mississippi University for Women (MUW) for a mere four months when a tornado ripped through the historic campus. It was a bad wind – literally and figuratively. “And, I was the university’s 13th president,” Limbert said with a laugh. It would be the first of many “storms” that ...

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