Biography of Nora Miller

Nora Roberts Miller is the 15th President of Mississippi University for Women (The W).  Miller is a Certified Public Accountant and holds bachelor’s degrees in business administration and accounting from The W and an MBA from Mississippi State University. She is in her 5th year as President and was the Chief Financial Officer for The W from 2001 – 2018.

Miller has also served as Director of Budget and Financial Analysis and Director of Internal Audit for the Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning; Director of Accounting for Central Alabama Community College; Senior Auditing Accountant for Potter, Bryant & Tate in Birmingham, Ala., and as Supervising Senior Auditing Accountant for the Colleges and Universities Division of the Mississippi State Auditor’s Office.

Miller serves on the Board of the University Press of Mississippi, is a past Chair of that Board and has served on the Board of Directors of the Southern Association of College and University Business Officers (SACUBO). Miller is active in several organizations including the Mississippi Chapter of the International Women’s Forum, Town and Tower, serving as chair in 2014-2015; Columbus Air Force Base (CAFB) Community Council; and Rotary Club of Columbus, serving as president in 2008-2009, and a three-time Paul Harris Fellow. She was honored to serve as an Honorary Commander of the CAFB Medical Support Group. A member of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, she has served as Senior Warden and is currently on the Vestry. Miller was also on the Board of Directors of St. Paul’s Episcopal School, serving as chair in 2009-2010.

A Leadership Mississippi graduate, Miller was named one of the Top 50 Businesswomen of the Year by the Mississippi Business Journal. Other honors include being named a 2019 Woman of Distinction by the Girl Scouts Heart of the South council, and a Rotary District 6820 2019 Champion of Change. Miller received the Mississippi Distinguished Civilian Medal of Honor for her responsiveness to the soldiers and airmen of the Mississippi National Guard. A member of the Mississippi University for Women Alumni Association, she has served as treasurer for the MUW Alumnae Association.

President Nora Miller stands outdoors in official photograph

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