October 26, 2016
Verbatim release from IHL:
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.”