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He wrote in his email to the campus that the reason trustees gave for his departure was primarily financial.
June 21, 2022
The money from the 2002 settlement had been projected to run out at the end of this month.
June 17, 2022
A new report report offered questions for lawmakers to ask before determining how, if at all, the state boards should be restructured.
June 15, 2022
New loan program aimed at nursing shortage will create more student debt, won’t add new nurses this year
Mississippi is lacking about 3,000 nurses, about one-fifth of the state's entire nursing workforce.
June 13, 2022
Incarcerated people at two prisons in the Delta will be able to start earning four-year degrees from Mississippi Valley State University this fall for the first time in more than two decades.
June 2, 2022
The owner of Hey Joe’s started a department trivia competition in 2009 because he thought his regulars, largely faculty, would appreciate the money as the state made deep cuts to higher ed.
May 31, 2022
Faculty fear the changes will make it harder to get and keep tenure at Mississippi universities.
May 20, 2022
Starting July 9, benefit-eligible, hourly workers will see the minimum wage increase to $11.25 an hour.
May 18, 2022
Janice Jones makes about $10 an hour, the lowest wage on campus.
May 11, 2022
The term is now a criteria university presidents can use to judge conduct in deciding whether to award tenure.
May 5, 2022