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Molly Minta

Higher education reporter at Mississippi Today in partnership with Open Campus. More by Molly Minta

Recent Highlights

Bill to merge Mississippi University for Women narrowly dies

A shock bill to merge the Mississippi University for Women with another public institution was narrowly defeated in the Senate Wednesday by 27 lawmakers, including the Republican from Columbus. The sponsor of Senate Bill 2715, Sen. Dennis DeBar, R-Leakesville, asked lawmakers to essentially defang his bill by stripping it of the merger idea and turning…


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