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Legislative Update

Miss. Code Ann. §25-61-19

Pursuant to Miss. Code Ann. §25-61-19, the following describes legislation enacted during the 2019 Legislative Session that revises powers and duties of the Mississippi Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning.

SB 2867 University construction projects; authorize IHL Board to administer.

Summary: SB 2867 authorizes the Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning to administer certain construction projects funded by state bond funds. Prior to distribution of funds, IHL and the Department of Finance and Administration must enter into an agreement that stipulates the responsibilities of each party, applicable procurement regulations, documentation and reporting requirements and conditions for handling state bond funds. Effective July 1, 2019.

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Kim Gallaspy
Director of Legislative Services
kgallaspy@mississippi.edu
Phone: 601.432.6493

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Filed Under: About Extension, Extension Administration, Research and Extension Center Heads, Research and Extension Centers June 14, 2019

STONEVILLE, Miss. -- A former leader of Mississippi State University’s largest agricultural research center will soon return to that role on an interim basis.

Steve Martin will become interim head of the Delta Research and Extension Center July 1. He will also continue in his current role as associate director of the MSU Extension Service. Jeff Johnson, who served since 2013 as head of the Stoneville-based center, has accepted a full-time faculty position on the MSU main campus in Starkville.

Filed Under: Extension Administration May 31, 2019

STARKVILLE, Miss.—From writing, photography and video to social media, television and web design, Mississippi State University’s Office of Agricultural Communications and Office of Public Affairs are receiving various honors in the College Public Relations Association of Mississippi’s annual awards competition.

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Filed Under: About Extension November 2, 2018

Every year Mississippi State University Extension administration, faculty, agents, and staff gather to celebrate exemplary programs, honor contributions to Extension’s mission, and to discuss the vision for Extension’s future. (Photo by Micheala Parker)

Filed Under: About Extension, Community October 11, 2018

STARKVILLE, Miss.—Community engagement and its role in higher education was the focus of a Mississippi State keynote and workshop this week by one of the nation’s leading authorities on engaged scholarship.

Filed Under: About Extension October 11, 2018

Elizabeth Gregory North, head of the Mississippi State University Extension Service Office of Agricultural Communications, is the newest member of the Southern Public Relations Federation’s Hall of Fame.

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