UMMC's senior leader announces transition
Dr. James E. Keeton, vice chancellor for health affairs and dean of the School of Medicine, has announced he will step down from his role at the end of the next academic year, June 30, 2015.
Keeton has served in the position since July 2009, the first six months on an interim basis.
A national search will be conducted to identify the next leader of the Medical Center. The process will yield two-to-three candidates for final selection by University of Mississippi Chancellor Dan Jones, with the approval of the Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning Board.
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