Enrollment is up across the state at four-year institutions but mostly because of Ole Miss. (September 18, 2012, Page 1)
Mississippi’s public institutions received mixed grades on their report card from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce this week. (July 10, 2012, Page 1)
The Downtown Parking Commission is moving forward with implementing paid parking around the Square that’s proposed to cost $1 each hour. (April 25, 2012, Page 1)
Since creating 7 miles of bike and walking paths around Oxford, local real estate developers have responded to investments in transportation alternatives by locating new housing developments along the existing paths. (April 6, 2012, Page 1A)
A comprehensive plan to update the 45-year-old C.M. “Tad” Smith Coliseum has continued to take shape over the last few days.
Ole Miss Athletics Director Pete Boone confirmed Thursday that university officials have given permission to continue forward with a plan that would see the men’s and women’s basketball arena updated and enhanced in one form or another.
Boone said Thursday after Ole Miss’ win over South Carolina that the UMAA Foundation met with Larry Sparks, Ole Miss’ Vice Chancellor for Administration and Finance, a little over a year ago about the future of the “Tad Pad” and how improving the aged facility would not only benefit the athletics department, but the overall university student body. (March 11, 2011, Page 6A)
The University of Mississippi obtained approval from the state college board to purchase the Whirlpool property for $3.4 million and to move forward with a new housing hall and welcome center. (November 19, 2010, Page 1A)
Campus Walk apartments may become student housing this fall for the University of Mississippi campus, as a two-stage purchase proposal is pending before the College Board. The state College Board is expected to approve the deal at its meeting this week in Jackson. The University of Mississippi Foundation will buy and lease the property to UM until March 2012. (January 20, 2010, Page 1)