9:00am -  9:05am        Welcome and Announcements

  9:05am - 10:00am       Opening Session

10:00am - 11:15am       Case Studies and Panel Discussion

11:15am - 12:00pm       Future of Mississippi Higher Education Interactive Conversation

12:00pm - 1:00pm         Lunch

  1:00pm - 2:00pm         Keynote Presentation with Dr. Sorrell

  2:00pm - 2:30pm         Dr. Sorrell Q & A

  2:30pm - 3:30pm         Closing Session                                                 

   3:30pm         End of Convening


* Agenda is in Central Daylight Time (CDT)



Key Contacts for IMPACT Institutions


Delta State University

Dr. Christy Riddle

Director of Student Success


Mississippi University for Women

David Brooking, Ed.D.

Director, Student Success Center and Title III Project


Mississippi State University

Dr. John Daniels

Financial Literacy Coordinator





Mississippi Valley State University

Abigail Newsome, Ph.D.

Associate Vice-President of Academic Affairs


University of Southern Mississippi

Executive Vice Provost for Academic Affairs

Amy Chasteen, Ph.D.


University of Mississippi

Dr. Rich Forgette

Associate Provost 

UM IMPACT Overview

UM IMPACT Assessment



IMPACT Pre-learning Summaries