ASU president sees Vicksburg expansion

Published 11:36 am Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Degree programs in nursing and criminal justice are among the expanded course offerings envisioned for Vicksburg by newly appointed Alcorn State University President Dr. M. Christopher Brown II.

Brown, who will be formally installed April 16 as the 18th president of Alcorn, said that a “Vicksburg vision” is being crafted that could include purchasing property here and transforming it into a full satellite campus similar to what Alcorn has developed in Natchez.

“We are working on finding a place and identifying funding sources,” Brown said in an interview Monday in The Vicksburg Post newsroom. “We know we need to take our services to the community that needs them, and there’s real conversation about developing them here.”

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