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Mississippi College is governed by the Board of Trustees and led by the following individuals and offices:

Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees is the university's governing body, elected by the Mississippi Baptist Convention and responsible for guiding the fulfillment of the university's mission.

President Blake Thompson

Blake Thompson, 20th President of Mississippi College

President's Council

The President's Council is comprised of the university's senior administrative leadership and meets weekly.

  • Dr. Jonathan Ambrose
    Associate Vice President for the Student Experience
  • Kenny Bizot
    Athletic Director
  • Dr. Stephanie Carmicle
    Assistant Provost
  • Dr. Michael Highfield
    Provost and Executive Vice President
  • Van Jones
    Chief Information Officer
  • Laura Jackson
    Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer
  • Katrina Pace
    Executive Director, Mississippi College Foundation
  • Dr. Mary Ellen Stewart
    Faculty Senate President 2023-2024
  • Dr. Bill Townsend
    Vice President and General Counsel 
  • Dr. Jim Turcotte
    Vice President and Executive Director Alumni Association
  • Dr. Michael Wright
    Dean of Enrollment Services