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Travis elected President of Jackson Metro Chapter of MUW Alumni Association

Barbara Travis has been elected president of the Jackson Metro Chapter of the Mississippi University for Women Alumni Association. A 1970 graduate of The W, she is a certified economic and community developer and has served in a number of local and state developmental positions, including director of economic development for Rankin County and executive director of the Mississippi World ...

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Historic bell tolls again on women’s university campus

By AMANDA LIEN /Commercial Dispatch COLUMBUS — Mississippi University for Women President Nora Miller doesn’t remember when the bell inside the Callaway Hall clock tower stopped chiming. She also doesn’t know why it suddenly started ringing again. After what she guessed is more than 10 years of silence from the historic clock tower, Miller suddenly heard the bell while she ...

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The bell tolls again at a Mississippi university

Students at the Mississippi University for Women will now be serenaded with a familiar sound. WCBI-TV reports the Callaway Clock Tower has been fixed after a series of micro-switches were fixed. The chimes can now be heard across the campus again. The iconic clock tower is located at the Callaway Hall dormitory for female upperclassmen. The university said the equipment ...

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Hopkins announced as new development officer

A familiar face has joined Mississippi University for Women’s Office of Development & Alumni team. Timothy L. Hopkins, who served as the university’s senior admissions counselor, was recently announced as The W’s new development officer. A W alumnus, Hopkins obtained his degree in bachelor of arts in psychology with a minor in family studies in 2009. He earned his master ...

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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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