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Vice President for Research Candidate Emslie to Visit Hattiesburg, Long Beach Campuses PDF Print E-mail
Monday, February 22, 2010
Contact David Tisdale, 601.266.4499   

The second of three candidates for the post of vice president for research at The University of Southern Mississippi will visit the Hattiesburg and Long Beach campuses today and Tuesday, Feb. 23.

Dr. A. Gordon Emslie, associate vice president for research and dean of the graduate college at Oklahoma State University, will meet at open sessions with faculty, staff and students today from 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., at the Gulf Park campus’ Advanced Education Center, room 104; and Tuesday, Feb. 23, 4-5 p.m. on the Hattiesburg campus in the Polymer Science Auditorium.

Emslie has been in his current post at Oklahoma State since 2004, and during his tenure external research funding at the university increased from $100 million to $140 million. He is also Regents Professor of Physics at OSU. Previously he was dean of the School of Graduate Studies at the University of Alabama at Huntsville from 1998-2004, where he also served as chairman of the Department of Physics. He has been a visiting professor at the University of Glasgow in Scotland since 2001. Learn more about Dr. Emslies’ credentials online here:

For more information on all of the candidates for vice president for research, and to view Webcasts of the information sessions, online visit

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