JSU President Dr. Carolyn Meyers resigns

Carolyn Meyers (Photo: JSU)

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) — Jackson State University President Dr. Carolyn Meyers is resigning.

A letter was submitted to the Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning.

The letter states that she is offering her resignation from her position as president, effective November 1, 2016.

Read the letter below:



The Mississippi Public Universities’ Board of Trustees accepted Dr. Meyers’ resignation.

See its statement below.

Commissioner of Higher Education Dr. Glenn Boyce, on behalf of the Board of Trustees, has accepted a letter of resignation from Dr. Carolyn Meyers, President of Jackson State University. The resignation is effective November 1.

“We appreciate Dr. Meyers’ service to Jackson State University and wish her well in future endeavors,” said Boyce.

An interim president will be named and a timeline for the presidential search will be announced soon.

“Students remain our top priority,” said Dr. Boyce. “We are confident that Jackson State will move forward and continue to be an excellent institution and source of pride for students, faculty and alumni.”

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