Mississippi Valley President Donna Oliver Headlines Finalists for West Va. State Post
[mpoverlay]West Virginia State University today announced three finalists for its presidential vacancy. All of from outside of the West Virginia system of higher education, and only one – Mississippi Valley State University President Donna Oliver, is from another HBCU.
After a four-month national search, members of the WVSU presidential search committee whittled down the candidates to Brian O’Harold Hemphill, vice president for student affairs at Northern Illinois University, Alicia L. Jackson, dean of the school of business at Susquehanna University in Pennsylvania, and Donna H. Oliver, president of Mississippi Valley State University.
“It’s been a long process and this is an excellent array of candidates,” said Larry Rowe, chairman of West Virginia State’s Board of Governors. “I am very pleased with the level of education and experience of the final candidates and especially their enthusiasm for the university’s mission.” (Charleston Gazette)[/mpoverlay]