The New South

In Uncategorized on November 2, 2009 at 2:13 pm

At today’s Stennis-Capitol Press Luncheon in Jackson, MS, the University of Mississippi Chancellor Dr. Dan Jones reiterated his vision of leading the university as the state’s flagship liberal arts institution. He compared Mississippi’s potential to North Carolina, and its flagship liberal arts public university, the University of North Carolina, in charting a new course for that state.

As part of establishing the University of Mississippi as the flagship state institution, Chancellor Jones noted that the culture of the university must be one that is welcoming to all. The University recently abandoned the oft maligned use of “the South will rise again” chant at its football games. For Chancellor Jones, moving the state and the university forward requires a new vision, a new image, new traditions…


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