Institutions of Higher Learning

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What is the Board of Trustees?
The Board of Trustees is the constitutional governing body responsible for policy and financial oversight of the eight public institutions of higher learning. The Board first assumed its duties in 1944. Because of changes to legislation regarding the appointment of Board members, "after January 1, 2004, as vacancies occur, the twelve-member Board. . .shall be appointed from each of the three Mississippi Supreme Court districts until there are four members from each Supreme Court district. The terms of office are reduced from1...(see more)

Education

  • Mission

  • The Board of Trustees is the constitutional governing body responsible for policy and financial oversight of the eight public institutions of higher learning.

  • HBCU

  • No

  • Type of Institution

  • Four Year

  • Year Established

  • 1944

  • President

  • Dr. Hank M. Bounds