JACKSON, MS (WLBT) - Mississippi's State College Board has announced Thursday an interim president at Jackson State University.
Doctor Leslie McLemore will take over as head of the university after Doctor Ronald Mason departs at the end of June.
Mason was recently hired as the president of Southern University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
McLemore has worked at JSU for nearly 40 years in a variety of roles including political science professor.
He is also a former member and president of the Jackson City Council.
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