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College Board stands behind move to fire Ole Miss chancellor

JACKSON — Members of Mississippi’s College Board met Monday and said they aren’t backing down from a decision to seek a new chancellor for the University of Mississippi, despite rising criticism of the move. Board members, commenting publicly after an executive session lasting more than an hour, said Dan Jones never resolved problems with contract […] [...]

DAVID DALLAS — From Dan and Dixie with love

Dan Jones just lost his battle with the cancer that is our state government. Last night, the Institutions of Higher Learning Board of Directors decided to stand by their decision for non-renewal of his contract as Chancellor of the University of Mississippi. IHL took a tremendous amount of heat all weekend long for their decision […] [...]

Student body presidents pushing for on-time graduation

HATTIESBURG — With only 48 percent of students graduating in four years, the student body presidents of Mississippi’s eight public universities have decided to encourage their fellow students to know their plan and graduate on time. The Student Body Presidents’ Council launched the Finish in 4 campaign at a Board of Trustees of State Institutions […] [...]

College Board postpones decision on budget increase request

JACKSON — College Board members are delaying a decision on how large a budget increase to seek from Mississippi lawmakers. The board voted yesterday to delay the decisions until June 27, saying they wanted to learn more about the large increases universities were seeking for some research units. The state’s eight public universities asked the […] [...]

Listening sessions scheduled as board looks for new ASU president

LORMAN — Members of the Board Search Committee appointed by College Board president Aubrey Patterson to lead the search for the next president of Alcorn State University will hear from constituency groups in Campus Listening Sessions Feb. 19. The discussions will center on the qualities and qualifications stakeholders believe the next institutional executive officer should […] [...]

New BancorpSouth CEO looks to repeat his Texas-style success in Tupelo

by Published: December 7,2012

Tags: Aubrey Patterson, BancorpSouth, banking, Dan Rollins

The wheeler-dealer who helped transform Houston-based Prosperity Bank into Texas’ third-largest banking company is now in Tupelo with what analysts expect is a much different mission: Slim down BancorpSouth’s expenses with a focus on profitability. The appointment of James “Dan” Rollins III to head BancorpSouth’s multi-state banking operation makes sense for a bank in pursuit […] [...]

Patterson on new leadership

by Published: December 7,2012

Tags: Aubrey Patterson, BancorpSouth, banking, Tupelo

After 22 years as CEO of BancorpSouth, Audrey Patterson has handed the chief executive duties to veteran Texas banker James “Dan” Rollins III. Patterson, who will remain as chairman, recently answered several questions regarding the $13 billion banking regional banking company’s new leadership. >>New BancorpSouth CEO looks to repeat his Texas-style success in Tupelo Major […] [...]

Cartoons— May 20, 2012

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Patterson, longtime CEO of BancorpSouth, to retire

TUPELO — Aubrey Patterson will retire from his post as chairman and CEO of BancorpSouth Inc. in 2013, the regional bank says. In a Thursday release, Patterson said he expected to retire around the time of the company’s annual meeting in April 2013. >> A Q&A with Aubrey Patterson >> BancorpSouth reaches 2-year high on […] [...]

BancorpSouth reaches 2-year high on earnings, plans regional restructuring

by Published: April 29,2012

Tags: Aubrey Patterson, BancorpSouth, banking, FDIC

The year’s first quarter brought BancorpSouth Inc. its best quarterly showing in two years, with the Tupelo-based regional bank reporting net income of $22.9 million, or 25-cents a share. The burden of bad real estate loans also eased during the quarter, according to Aubrey Patterson, chairman and CEO BancorpSouth, a $13 billion banking company with […] [...]

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