Mississippi names first black higher education commissioner

March 24, 2018 in Education, News

By JEFF AMY and SARAH MEARHOFF Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – The first-ever African American has been named to oversee Mississippi’s eight public universities. The state College Board announced […]

Bryant names 4 more members to College Board

March 12, 2018 in Education

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Gov. Phil Bryant is nominating four people to the board that oversees Mississippi’s eight public universities, making him the first governor to appoint all 12 trustees. […]

How much is tuition increasing? 4.9 percent at MSU, Ole Miss; 3.5 percent at USM

December 19, 2014 in Education

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — Mississippi’s College Board gave final approval Thursday to plans for the state’s eight public universities to raise tuition by an average of 3.2 percent this fall. […]

10 bond projects approved by Mississippi College Board for state universities

August 22, 2014 in Education

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — Mississippi’s public universities are likely to have less money to spend on capital projects in the state’s 2016 budget year, under projections the universities agreed to […]