Retired MSU president Zacharias hospitalized
Published: August 19,2009
JACKSON — Former Mississippi State University president Donald Zacharias remained hospitalized Wednesday after falling and hitting his head last week.
Patrice Guilfoyle, a spokeswoman for the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, said Zacharias was in good condition, meaning he was stable and conscious. Citing patient privacy, Guilfoyle said UMC could not reveal other details about his condition.
Roy Ruby, a former interim president at MSU, told the Starkville Rotary Club on Monday that Zacharias had fallen and hit his head. Zacharias has multiple sclerosis for more than a decade.
Zacharias was MSU president from 1985-97. When he retired, he was the second longest-serving leader of the land-grant university that was founded in Starkville in 1878.
To sign up for Mississippi Business Daily Updates, click here.
Mississippi Economic Council
Mississippi Chambers of Commerce
Mississippi State Legislature
Mississippi Development Authority
Mississippi Economic Development Council
North Mississippi News
Social Security Disability Lawyer
Auto Accidents Lawyer
Top Posts & Pages
- Aluminum company rumored for Columbus: 'clock' is for website, not plant site
- Shale oil: market correction or longterm direction?
- Miss. surgeon sentenced in tax evasion case
- MBJ exclusive: Jackson’s new airport CEO fulfills desire to taking on the top job
- WILLOUGHBY: Mayo Flynt leads AT&T Mississippi by enjoying both work and workers
- MARTIN WILLOUGHBY: Gary Herring building tomorrow by educating today
- 'Blue Economy' important for Mississippi's future
- J.McLaughlin to open in Highland Village next spring
- Hyatt-Place is Columbus’ newest hotel option