David Shaw

Welcome to the Office of the Provost and Executive Vice President. We are committed to upholding Mississippi State University’s outstanding academic integrity, quality, and inclusion. We are also driven to help our students and faculty excel in the classroom and well beyond as they work to develop real-world solutions that address the greatest challenges of the 21st Century. Our priorities are academic excellence, student success, and supporting the university’s three-part mission of teaching, research, and service.

Mississippi State University is home to a vibrant and diverse community of scholars, creators, and explorers who are recognized for cross-college, multi-disciplinary collaboration. We are preparing our students – who hail from across Mississippi’s 82 counties, dozens of states, and nearly 90 countries – to pursue their career goals, to be leaders, and to make a difference in their communities. We are recognized by the Carnegie Foundation as a “Very High Research Activity” institution, and we also hold Carnegie’s Community Engagement Classification.

I invite you to learn more about Mississippi State University online or via social media, or to pay us a visit on our Starkville or Meridian campuses. Please feel free to reach out to my office with any questions, concerns, or comments at provost@msstate.edu

Dr. David Shaw
Provost and Executive Vice President.

Contact Information

3501 Lee Hall;
262 Lee Boulevard
Mississippi State University
Mississippi State, MS 39762

Mailstop: 9723

Phone: 662.325.3742
Fax: 662.325.4039