(JACKSON, Miss.) – Jackson State University congratulates College of Business Dean Glenda Baskin Glover on being recommended to serve as president of Tennessee State University.
“Dr. Glover has been an invaluable asset to Jackson State University, not only exemplifying excellence in her field, but inspiring that same excellence in our students, faculty and staff,” said Jackson State University President Carolyn W. Meyers. “Tennessee State University will be fortunate to have her at its helm.”
As a certified public accountant, attorney and professor, Glover’s background served Jackson State University well. Highlights of her 18 years at Jackson State include obtaining the university’s first endowed chair, leading a successful $5 million fundraising initiative, spearheading the implementation of online learning programs, developing a cost reduction plan and implementing internal fiscal accountability measures.
A 1974 Tennessee State University alumna, Glover holds a bachelor’s degree in math, a master’s degree in business administration from Clark Atlanta University, a juris doctorate from Georgetown University Law Center and a doctorate from George Washington University in business economics and policy.
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Jackson State University, founded in 1877, is a historically black, high research activity university located in Jackson, the capital city of the state of Mississippi. Jackson State’s nurturing academic environment challenges individuals to change lives through teaching, research and service. Officially designated as Mississippi’s Urban University, Jackson State continues to enhance the state, nation and world through comprehensive economic development, health-care, technological and educational initiatives. The only public university in the Jackson metropolitan area, Jackson State is located near downtown, with three satellite campuses throughout the city. For more information, visit www.jsums.edu.