State Executive Development Institute (SEDI)

The State Executive Development Institute (SEDI) is an annual educational workshop offered by the John C. Stennis Institute of Government. The SEDI is designed to prepare mid- to upper-level state and local government executives to be more effective leaders. A broad range of topics are presented by government officials, researchers, […]


Maps to get you there

Greetings, as we get ready to finish out a week of work and come back to college, I wanted to clarify a couple of things.   1.  Since we start on a Sunday, buildings around campus may be closed or locked.  I will open the doors to McCool Hall at […]


SEDI – Who, What, When, and Where   Recently updated !

Greetings, it has been a kind of weird trip getting this years class together.  I apologize for a lack of information, but get ready.   First, you should take note that a fifth reading was added to the preceding post.   So, let’s talk some details.  If I don’t answer […]


Welcome to SEDI 2015   Recently updated !

Greetings from myself and our institute director, Dr. Eddie French.   First off, I hope you are ready for an exciting week because we have a lot in store for you all in the name of better state government.  A couple of general suggestions and then some pre-class assignments.   […]