President Lee G. Royce
Dr. Royce came to Mississippi College from Anderson College in Anderson, South Carolina, where he served as President. Prior to his assuming the presidency of Anderson, Dr. Royce was Vice President for University Relations, Belmont University, Nashville, Tennessee.
Dr. Royce holds a doctorate in higher education administration from Vanderbilt University's George Peabody College. He also holds two other degrees from Vanderbilt -- a master's degree in business management from the Owen Graduate School of Management and a bachelor of arts degree with a major in history.
Dr. Royce was married in 1975 to Rhoda Russell Royce, former editor of Open Windows magazine and other publications for LifeWay Christian Resources of the Southern Baptist Convention, and a 1971 magna cum laude graduate of Belmont University. Rhoda Royce holds a M.A. from the University of South Carolina and is an adjunct instructor of Business at Mississippi College. The Royces have one son, Mark.