UM Appoints Acting Ombuds as Weary Faculty See Effort to ‘Stamp Out’ Anti-Racism Voices
Concerns grew among some faculty members at the University of Mississippi today after Chancellor Glenn Boyce announced he had appointed William W. Berry III, a longtime law professor in the UM school of law, as the university’s new acting ombudsman.
HBCUs Partner to Launch Economic Development Initiative for the Mississippi Delta
This initiative—named after Tougaloo alumnus and U.S. Congressman Bennie G. Thompson—will focus on identifying and developing early-stage grassroots and community-led work and sustainable solutions in areas such as sustainable food systems training, social enterprise development models and workforce transportation.