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‘There’s a lot of speculation’ after JSU’s president announces resignation
Many people were confused, but not surprised, by the news, and felt it was the writing on the wall after Hudson was placed on administrative leave.
March 15, 2023
Hudson resigns as JSU president, IHL announces
The IHL board did not provide a reason for why Hudson is stepping down less than two months after trustees renewed his contract.
March 15, 2023
JSU students pleading for fixes to campus water system as officials quietly seeking funding
Students say they want to know what exactly the university’s administration has been doing to fix the problems on campus.
March 13, 2023
Major questions unanswered about JSU president’s leave one week later
So far, a spokesperson from the board has declined to answer multiple questions in detail.
March 10, 2023
‘As long as I’m needed’: JSU acting president has no timetable from IHL for appointment
Elayne Hayes-Anthony said she planned to meet with students Monday afternoon.
March 6, 2023
Senate Appropriations strips financial bill of changes, further revisions anticipated
At least three competing versions of the bill have been suggested throughout the session.
March 1, 2023
Lafayette prosecutor: ‘Nothing’s happened’ in case of Ole Miss student charged with murder of LGBTQ+ student
Sheldon Timothy Herrington Jr., was scheduled for arraignment Monday at the Lafayette County Courthouse but didn’t appear.
February 27, 2023
Florida students plan statewide walkout to protest DeSantis’ education policies
The largely symbolic action will be accompanied by speeches and teach-ins by professors on topics including history.
February 23, 2023
IHL board voted to renew Hudson’s contract a week before no-confidence vote
The contract renewals were made public in this month’s board book.
February 16, 2023
Big changes could be coming to state financial aid. Who are the winners and losers?
Overall the bill would mean less money for college for low-income students and an increased emphasis on workforce development.
February 13, 2023