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College Board names Ole Miss provost, Morris Stocks, as interim leader

University of Virginia president Teresa A. Sullivan, left, who gave the commencement address, and University of Mississippi chancellor Dan Jones laugh at the University of Mississippi graduation ceremony at the C.M. "Tad" Smith Coliseum in Oxford, Miss. on Saturday, May 9, 2015.   (Bruce Newman/The Oxford Eagle)

JACKSON — The College Board has named University of Mississippi Provost Morris Stocks to lead the university on an interim basis beginning June 15. After the board refused to renew his contract, Chancellor Dan Jones wasn’t scheduled to step down until Sept. 15. But Jones says he will take leave beginning June 15, and Stocks will assume his authority then. ...

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Board unanimous — Bynum right for Valley presidency

ITTA BENA — The College Board unanimously voted yesterday to appoint William Bynum as the next president of Mississippi Valley State University. Bynum, most recently vice president of enrollment management and student services at Atlanta’s Morehouse College, was confirmed after meeting with students, faculty and alumni in Itta Bena. “It is an awesome blessing to be the seventh president of ...

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PRAM installs new board members

The Public Relations Association of Mississippi (PRAM) has installed its 2011 board of directors. Serving as president of the association is Kristie Aylett, APR, principal and owner of The KARD Group Public Relations and Marketing. Other officers are: Meagan Coughlin, vice president of programs; Shannon Coker, APR, vice president of awards; Melissa Bryant, vice president of communications; Chantel Lott, vice ...

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Ross attends meeting, leave of absence still in effect

IHL board member is expected to make group’s next meeting In late October, West Point mayor and College Board member Scott Ross took a leave of absence from his mayor’s post. Details of why Ross took leave or if he would be paid while he took it have been sketchy, but he was back last Tuesday night presiding over a ...

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