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Belhaven U Renames Hall That Petition Says Is Named After a Segregationist

| July 7, 2020 Mississippi’s Belhaven University, a private Christian institution, has changed the name of a Read more

Mississippi Will Remove Confederate Emblem From State Flag

| July 1, 2020
Mississippi will remove a Confederate emblem from its state flag to end an association with rac [...] Read more

Mississippi Legislature Passes Bill to Remove Confederate Symbol From State Flag

| June 29, 2020
Mississippi’s legislature on Sunday passed a bill to remove a Confederate symbol from the sta [...] Read more

SEC to Mississippi: Change Confederate Symbol on Flag or Lose Sports Events

| June 19, 2020
Southeastern Conference commissioner Greg Sankey said on Thursday that if Mississippi doesn’t [...] Read more

Ida B. Wells Wins Posthumous Pulitzer Prize Special Citation

| May 5, 2020
Ida B. Wells received a posthumous Pulitzer Prize citation on Monday for her “courageous repo [...] Read more

MSU Libraries to Digitize Records of Enslaved Mississippians

| February 19, 2020
Mississippi State University (MSU) Libraries said it plans to digitize records of enslaved Miss [...] Read more

Hinds Community College President Announces Retirement

by | December 9, 2019
Last week, Dr. Clyde Muse, president of Hinds Community College, announced his plans to retire [...] Read more

How The Dastardly “D” Prevents Getting to the “E” in Equity

by Christopher M. Mullin | October 10, 2019
Time and again we in higher education see polls that show students are not prepared for the wor [...] Read more

Researchers Probe Criminal Gang Life in Rural Mississippi

by Katti Gray | May 2, 2018
Gang activity is a reality in rural America and not just large cities, according to two researc [...] Read more

Mississippi Universities Seek More State Funds, Outline Budget Woes

by Associated Press | January 23, 2018
JACKSON, Miss. — Leaders of Mississippi‘s eight public universities are ringing alarm b [...] Read more

Mississippi Initiative to Help Former College Students Finish Degrees

by Jeff Amy, Associated Press | November 17, 2016
JACKSON, Miss. —Leaders of Mississippi’s universities and community colleges say as many as [...] Read more

Another University furls Confederate-themed Mississippi Flag

by Jeff Amy, Associated Press | August 30, 2016
  JACKSON, Miss. ― Another Mississippi university has stopped flying the state flag that [...] Read more