Joyce A. Dixon’84 was recently appointed as Vice President of Business and Finance by Mississippi Valley State University President William B. Bynum Jr.
“Ms. Dixon has been a tremendous asset since my arrival at MVSU,” said Bynum. “She has an impressive background, is thoroughly familiar with IHL and state financial regulations and guidelines, and will continue to lead the Office of Business and Finance with transparency and accuracy.”
Dixon, a Valley alumnus, has over 20 years of leadership experience in finance, where she has previously served as interim Vice President of Business and Finance at Valley.
“In the words of our motto, ‘Live for Service,’ I am grateful for the opportunity to serve MVSU as Vice President for Business and Finance,” said Dixon.
During her tenure at MVSU, Dixon has served in leadership roles including Assistant Vice President of Business and Finance, Director of Accounting/Comptroller, and Director of Accounts Payable. She has provided supervisory oversight for services and activities including accounts payable, cash disbursements, payroll, auxiliary services, student accounts, and purchasing. Dixon has also been instrumental in the preparation of the annual budget, financial statements, and serves as a liaison with auditors and state agencies.
She received her bachelor’s degree in business administration from Mississippi Valley State University and a Master of Business Administration degree with a concentration in finance from Mississippi State University.