Mississippi names first black higher education commissioner

March 24, 2018 in Education, News

By JEFF AMY and SARAH MEARHOFF Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – The first-ever African American has been named to oversee Mississippi’s eight public universities. The state College Board announced […]

State College Board names Alfred Rankins president of Alcorn State University

March 5, 2014 in Education, News

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — Alfred Rankins Jr. will be the next president of Alcorn State University. Meeting in Lorman Tuesday, the state College Board unanimously voted for its deputy commissioner […]