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UM Chancellor Jones: Lymphoma treatment going well

OXFORD — University of Mississippi Chancellor Dan Jones says his treatment for lymphoma “continues to go as well as possible.” In an email to university employees and alumni, Jones says he is gratified by early good results of his treatment at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson. The 65-year-old says he expects to remain hospitalized for several more ...

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MSU's Gilbert named finalist for Austin Peay presidency

STARKVILLE — Mississippi State University provost and executive vice president Jerry Gilbert is a finalist for the president of Austin Peay State University. Others are Southern Utah University provost Bradley Cook, Florida College System chancellor Randall Hanna and University of Texas at Tyler provost Alisa White. The Tennessee Board of Regents this past week selected the four finalists from 80 ...

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Ex-USM president moving on to West Florida as provost

HATTIESBURG — Former University of Southern Mississippi president Martha Saunders has been hired for a provost position at the University of West Florida. The Hattiesburg American reports Saunders is the new provost and vice president of academic affairs of the University of West Florida. UWF is in Pensacola, Fla., and has about 13,000 students. It’s the school where Saunders received ...

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