A new director of parking may help solve problems for UM parking but it will take time. (August 16, 2012, Page 1, 5a)
University of Mississippi had its second best year in fundraising with 2002 being the first. In FY 2012, Ole Miss raisd $122.6 million. (July 30, 2012, Page 1)
Ole Miss is part of a grant to help create retrofitting to become greener, as announced on Wednesday at the Lyceum. (July 26, 2012, Page 1)
Unprecedented sanctions handed down from the NCAA to the Penn State football program Monday will not only affect the Nittany Lions and first-year coach Bill O’Brien, but also several other schools across the nation.
Ole Miss is just one of the many schools which could possibly augment its roster in the future through transfers associated with the loss of scholarships and bowl bans handed down by the NCAA. In a release, the NCAA said it would provide appropriate and immediate relief of some NCAA rules for all eligible football student-athletes. (more…) (July 24, 2012, Page 6)
Ole Miss picked up its 16th and 17th verbal pledges for the 2013 signing class within 24 hours of each other. Thursday, Canton offensive lineman Daronte Bouldin picked the Rebels over Mississippi State. Today, Grenada athlete Trey Bledsoe committed. (more…) (July 20, 2012, Page 6A)
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)
Jason Roberts of Clarksdale now has his own art table set to his special standards thanks to UM engineering students with the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. (June 18, 2012, Page 1, 8)
Ole Miss lost another of its football legends Monday with the passing of Roland H. Dale, 84, an outstanding player with the Rebels who later became one of Coach John Vaught’s top assistant coaches before enjoying a successful career in athletics administration as Director of Athletics at the University of Southern Mississippi. (more…) (April 26, 2012, Page 7)
Housing and meal plan hikes were approved state wide on Thursday and tuition is expected to increase after a May 7 meeting for UM and other state universities. (April 20, 2012, Page 1A)
Ole Miss’ search to find the next person to lead the athletics department is finally over. After searching for Pete Boone’s replacement since he announced his decision to step aside as AD last November, Ole Miss officially hired Western Kentucky Athletics Director Ross Bjork to the same position today. He is expected to be introduced at a press conference Thursday.
According to a release from Ole Miss, Bjork will take over in mid-April. A committee led by former Ole Miss quarterback Archie Manning and FedEx executive Mike Glenn helped recommend Bjork to Chancellor Dan Jones. (March 21, 2012, Page 6)