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Williams named director of development at The W

Mississippi University for Women in Columbus recently named Brandy Williams director of development. Since 2011, Williams has served as the director of annual giving in the MUW Office of Development & Alumni. In that position, she managed a portfolio of donors, implemented a student giving campaign and implemented an annual faculty and staff campaign. Williams increased student giving by 50 ...

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Mississippi University for Women leader to step down in June

Mississippi University for Women President Jim Borsig announced Monday at a campus faculty meeting that he will step down in June. The 61-year-old Borsig wrote in a letter that he and his wife will move to Maine but maintain their ties to Columbus by working with a nonprofit group called Global Connections. “Since this job doesn’t come with an expiration ...

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MUW workplace cited

For the third year in a row, Mississippi University for Women has been named one of the best colleges in the nation to work for and the only Mississippi institution named to the Honor Roll, according to a survey by The Chronicle of Higher Education. It also was the third consecutive year for MUW to be named to the Honor ...

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College Board names Glenn Boyce as higher education chief

JACKSON — The College Board has again turned to one of its own to take the post of higher education commissioner, promoting former Holmes Community College President Glenn Boyce. The board chose the 57-year-old Boyce on Thursday in a closed session and announced the decision Friday. Board President Aubrey Patterson said Boyce will get a four-year contract with a starting annual ...

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College Board names Glenn Boyce as higher education chief

JACKSON — The College Board is naming former Holmes County Community College President Glenn Boyce as permanent higher education commissioner. The board announced Boyce Friday after choosing Boyce in executive session Thursday. Boyce has been serving as associate commissioner for academic affairs since June. Before that, he had served as president of Holmes Community College since 2005. The board had ...

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IHL: New report supports need for "Finish in 4" campaign

In their latest report, The Four-Year Myth, Complete College America and its Alliance of States provides evidence to support the need for the Finish in Four campaign, launched recently by the Student Body Presidents of Mississippi’s eight public universities to encourage their fellow students to know their plans and graduate on time. Using the mantra, “Know Your Plan,” the Student ...

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Six out of eight universities could have higher tuitions in 2015

ACROSS MISSISSIPPI — Tuition and fees will rise at six of Mississippi’s public universities in fall 2015 if the College Board approves. Across the eight schools, Mississippi residents will see average tuition for two semesters (fall and spring) go up by an average of 3.2 percent to $6,718 in fall 2014. Rates for certain professional programs will go up by ...

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MUW chooses LeAnn Alexander

LeAnn Alexander of Starkville has been named director of campus recreation at Mississippi University for Women. As director of campus recreation, Alexander will oversee the Stark Recreation Center/Pohl Academic Building as well as be responsible for campus recreation event planning, facilities management, intramural sports and maintaining an emergency action plan for the recreation center. Since April, she has served as ...

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Board approves MUW's request to waive out-of-state tuition

COLUMBUS — The Mississippi University for Women will expand its waivers of out-of-state tuition charges. The university won College Board approval to waive the higher charges for all residents of Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana and Tennessee; active military members, their spouses and children; students within an academic year of completing a degree; and children and grandchildren of alumni. In-state undergraduate tuition ...

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New leadership course looks to bringing more women into politics

COLUMBUS — Organizers of a leadership course for college students say they’re trying to increase the number of women in Mississippi politics. Twenty-six female students from in-state universities and community colleges are taking part this week in the bipartisan course at Mississippi University for Women. Tomorrow, they are meeting at the state Capitol with Gov. Phil Bryant, state Treasurer Lynn ...

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