2022-23 Academic Catalog

University Officers

President’s Cabinet

Name Title
Mark E. Keenum President
John Cohen Athletic Director
Terry Dale Cruse Associate Vice President and Head of MSU Meridian
Rasheda Forbes Assistant Vice President for Multicultural Affairs
Regina Hyatt Vice President for Student Affairs
Julie Jordan Vice President for Research and Economic Development
Joan Lucas General Counsel
Reuben Moore Interim Vice President for Agriculture, Forestry, and Veterinary Medicine
John P. Rush Vice President for Development and Alumni
David R. Shaw Provost and Executive Vice President
Don A. Zant Vice President for Budget and Planning

Academic Deans

Name Title
Richard L. Blackbourn Dean, College of Education
Angi E. Bourgeois Dean, College of Architecture, Art, and Design
Thomas P. Anderson Interim Dean, University Libraries
Kent H. Hoblet Dean, College of Veterinary Medicine
Scott Willard Interim Dean, College of Agriculture & Life Sciences
Wes Burger Interim Dean, College of Forest Resources
Jason Keith Dean, Bagley College of Engineering
Sharon L. Oswald Dean, College of Business
Peter Ryan Dean, Graduate School
Christopher A. Snyder Dean, Shackouls Honors College
Rick Travis Dean, College of Arts and Sciences

Mississippi Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning

Name Title
Officers of the Board:
Hal Parker President
Dr. Ford Dye Vice President
Dr. Alfred Rankins, Jr. Commissioner of Higher Education
Board Members:
Dr. Steven Cunningham
Tom Duff
Shane Hooper
Ann H. Lamar
Jeanne Carter Luckey
Bruce Martin
Dr. Alfred E. McNair, Jr.
Chip Morgan
Gee Ogletree
Dr. J. Walt Starr

The Board maintains offices at 3825 Ridgewood Road, Jackson, Mississippi.