After staying in executive session for almost two hours Friday, members of the Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning revealed little of what was discussed behind closed doors about University of Mississippi Chancellor Dan Jones. (March 29, 2015, Page 3A)
IHL announced a special emergency meeting is slated for 2 this afternoon in Jackson to discuss a personnel matter at the University of Mississippi. (March 27, 2015, Page 1A, 3A)
More than 1,000 people came to support Dan Jones at Wednesday afternoon’s rally on the University of Mississippi’s campus, wearing #istandwithdan stickers and holding signs that read “Not so Fast Phil,” “We Stand with Dan,” “Ole Miss loves Chancellor Jones,” and “4 More Years.” Most touted Jones’ accomplishments as they called for the Board of Trustees of Institutions of Higher Learning to reverse its decision not to renew Jones’ contract and begin the search for a new chancellor. (March 26, 2015, Page 1)
An Oxford senator and representative are trying to push through new bills claiming Mississippi needs separate boards to govern each of its eight universities.
Since The Board of Trustees Institutions of Higher Learning released information about its decision not to extend Ole Miss Chancellor Dan Jones’ contract, Ole Miss students have responded by creating by creating a coalition of “Students for Dan Jones.” (March 23, 2015, Page 1)
The Board of Trustees Institutions of Higher Learning decided last week not to extend Ole Miss Chancellor Dan Jones’ contract, which expires in September. The board did vote, 9-2 with one abstention, to direct Commissioner of Education Dr. Jim Borsig to begin preparations to conduct a search for the next UM chancellor. (March 22, 2015, Page 1A)
Fulton Chapel, completed in 1927, has been the site of countless concerts and plays on the Ole Miss campus. (March 8, 2015, Page 1A)
The Ford Center at the University of Mississippi will host an exhibit of a rare collection of William Shakespeare’s plays. The exhibit, “First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare,” will be in Oxford for one month in 2016. (February 26, 2015, Page 1A)
By Alyssa Schnugg
Volunteers for this year’s Feed the Hunger Pack-A-Thon are asking folks to spend a couple of hours packing nutritious meals for children who may otherwise do without.
Mary Katherine Perry, founder of the Oxford event, said she’s seen first-hand where the meals go during two trips to Kenya with the Feed the Hunger organization.
Those wishing to get a fresh start and leave a past mistake in the past can learn how its done Saturday during a free Expungement Clinic at the University of Mississippi. (February 23, 2015, Page 1, 12)