FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Nov. 8, 2018
Cleveland, MS — Delta State University will hold a press conference on Monday, Nov. 12 at 11 AM to announce its incoming director of intercollegiate athletics.
The press conference will take place on the second floor of the Chadwick-Dickson Intercollegiate Athletic Building on the university campus.
The incoming athletic director—the sixth in school history—will succeed Ronnie Mayers, a Delta State alumnus who will be retiring at the end of this year after 42 years of service, including the past five as athletic director.
Media are invited to attend the press conference and participate in a Q&A.
About Delta State University: Delta State University is a four-year public institution whose more than 3,750 students come from most U.S. states and more than 50 countries. The university offers numerous unique programs, including the Delta Music Institute entertainment industry program, and is the only university in Mississippi to offer undergraduate and graduate aviation programs. Situated in the heart of the Mississippi Delta, which is recognized as the birthplace of American music, Delta State has become the center of music and culture for the state and the region. The university is also the academic center for the blues, offering an online blues studies curriculum that leads to a certificate for advanced study of blues music. In addition, Delta State offers top-notch academic programs in business, arts, sciences, nursing, and education, among other areas.