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Ole Miss, Kennedy agree to four-year contract extension

Ole Miss rewarded its all-time winningest men’s basketball coach Tuesday. Fresh off guiding the Rebels to their second NCAA Tournament appearance in three seasons, Andy Kennedy and the school agreed to a four-year contract extension that will run through 2019, athletic director Ross Bjork announced. (May 6, 2015, Page 1B)

Ole Miss women’s golf coach Drinkard won’t return

Ole Miss will begin a search for a new women’s golf head coach as Michele Drinkard will not return as the Rebels’ head coach as announced by Ole Miss athletics director Ross Bjork on Friday. (April 26, 2015, Page 1B)

Ole Miss, AD Bjork agree to contract extension

Ross Bjork doesn’t plan on leaving Ole Miss any time soon. Ole Miss’ athletic director has agreed in principle to a contract extension, the school announced Friday. Bjork’s contract was extended to the maximum four years allowed by Mississippi through 2019 at an annual base salary of $650,000 with $100,000 in academic and on-field performance incentives. (April 19, 2015, Page 2B)

BLOG: Ole Miss extends AD Bjork to four years

Ole Miss has agreed to a contract extension in principle with athletic director Ross Bjork, the school announced Friday. (more…) (April 17, 2015)

Insell agrees to four-year contract extension with Ole Miss

After the first postseason berth since 2009-10 and one of the most successful SEC seasons in recent history, Ole Miss athletic director Ross Bjork announced that he and head women’s basketball coach Matt Insell have agreed in principle to a contract extension.  Insell’s current contract will be extended through 2018-19. (April 16, 2015, Page 6, 7)

BLOG: Insell, Ole Miss agree to extension

Ole Miss’ women’s basketball coach was rewarded Wednesday for the turnaround he’s leading in Oxford. (more…) (April 15, 2015)

Thanks, students, for your help in the Big Event

More than 1,500 Ole Miss students were involved in various projects as part of the annual Big Event. We thank you for taking part and helping in the LOU community, and hope you feel more of a part of the place where you will spend your college years. (April 2, 2015, Page 4)

Chancellor Jones’ contract not renewed by College Board

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)

BLOG: Free admission, open parking for Ole Miss-UGA hoops

Getting to Wednesday’s basketball game between Ole Miss and Georgia at the Tad Pad is going to be a risk for some, and the school is giving a break to those who feel they can make it to the coliseum safely. (more…) (February 25, 2015)

Ole Miss unveils plans for stadium expansion

Since the announcement of the Forward Together Campaign in the fall of 2011, Ole Miss fans have been wondering when the expansions to Vaught-Hemingway Stadium and other projects would begin and finish and even what they would look like. Athletic director Ross Bjork shed some light on those questions in an announcement Monday morning inside the Manning Center. (December 16, 2014, Page 6)

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