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Keenum new SEC president

Mississippi State University President Mark E. Keenum has been elected to a two-year term as president of the Southeastern Conference by his fellow presidents/chancellors. Keenum succeeds Vanderbilt Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos. As SEC president, Keenum will head the seven-member executive committee. The panel is empowered under conference by-laws to hear and decide appeals of disciplinary/enforcement matters, fill conference vacancies, and ...

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SACS taps Keenum for board

The president of Mississippi State University is a newly appointed member of the top accreditation body for regional institutions of higher learning. Mark E. Keenum recently was elected to a three-year term on the board of trustees of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools’ Commission on Colleges. He will serve through 2013 on the 77-member body representing some 800 ...

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Keenum wins Congressional award

Mississippi State University president Mark E. Keenum is being honored with the 2010 Leadership Award from the Congressional Award Program. The honor recognizes his support of the partnership between MSU and the Congressional Awards Program, which has promoted initiative, achievement and service by young people through 4-H programs since 1979. Senators Thad Cochran and Roger Wicker, along with Gov. Haley ...

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Miss. State raises another $60 million

STARKVILLE — Mississippi State University (MSU) is marking the third-highest giving year in its 131-year history. The MSU Foundation reported July 14 that a total of nearly $61.5 million was raised during the just-ended fiscal year. The amount represents immediate and deferred financial gifts, as well as pledges payable over five years, received from thousands of individuals, corporations, foundations, trusts ...

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