Mississippi universities seek $76.3 million budget increase

June 30, 2014 in Education, News

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — The College Board voted Friday to seek an additional $76.3 million in state funding for Mississippi’s eight public universities when the Legislature gathers next year to […]

College Board OK’s tuition increase at 5 of 8 Mississippi public universities.

November 22, 2013 in Education, News

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — Tuition is going up at five of Mississippi’s eight public universities. The College Board gave final approval to tuition plans for the next two academic years […]

Some Mississippi Valley State alumni oppose William Bynum to be university’s next president

October 9, 2013 in Education, News, Top Stories

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — Some Mississippi Valley State University alumni are complaining about the nomination of William Bynum to be the university’s next president.

Roosevelt Yarbrough, president of Valley’s alumni association, said at a news conference he wants the school to be led by an alumnus, and says he’s worried that Bynum doesn’t have any experience working for public universities.

“Nobody’s going to convince me we don’t have qualified Valley grads out there who can lead the university in the way it needs to go,” Yarbrough said Friday…

No contract renewal for MVSU president Donna Oliver

November 5, 2012 in Education, News, Statewide News

The state College Board has decided against renewing the contract of Mississippi Valley State University President Donna Oliver.

No reasons were given for the decision.