TO: News editors, directors
WHAT: The search committee for the Vice President of The University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast will host sessions for Dr. Betsy Vogel-Boze as part of the interview process.
WHERE: Advanced Education Center, Gulf Park Campus in Long Beach
WHEN: Media session Thursday, April 15, at 12:50 p.m.
SPECIFICS: The Vice President for Southern Miss Gulf Coast position replaces the Associate Provost for Southern Miss Gulf Coast, currently held by Dr. Pat Joachim, whose retirement from the university is effective June 30. The Vice President for Southern Miss Gulf Coast serves as the chief executive officer for the university’s Gulf Coast operations and reports directly to Southern Miss President Martha Saunders.
Boze, who is serving as Senior Fellow for the American Association of State Colleges and Universities, is a marketing professor at Kent State University at Stark. She previously served as the university’s campus dean and chief executive officer.
Each candidate’s cover letter and curriculum vita is available for viewing at www.usm.edu/gulfcoast.
CONTACT: Southern Miss Gulf Coast University Communications at 228.865.4573.
About The University of Southern Mississippi
The University of Southern Mississippi, founded in 1910, is a comprehensive doctoral and research-extensive university fulfilling its mission of being a leading university in engaging and empowering individuals to transform lives and communities. In a tradition of leadership for student development, Southern Miss is educating a 21st century work force providing intellectual capital, cultural enrichment and innovation to Mississippi and the world. Southern Miss is located in Hattiesburg, Miss., with an additional campus and teaching and research sites on the Mississippi Gulf Coast; further information is found at www.usm.edu/gulfcoast .