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STATEMENT ON RELOCATION OF MONUMENT ON UM CAMPUS

12/6/2019 - Jackson, Miss.

To date, the Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning has not been presented with a request from the Chancellor to relocate the Confederate monument located on the University of Mississippi campus. The Chancellor of the university determines the items concerning UM that will be submitted to the Board for consideration.

The December 19, 2019 Board Meeting is subject to call. The Board President announced at the November meeting that a meeting would not be held in December. The next Board meeting will be held on Thursday, January 16, 2020, in the IHL Board Room, located in the Universities Center, 3825 Ridgewood Road, Jackson, Miss. 39211.

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The Mississippi Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning governs the public universities in Mississippi, including Alcorn State University; Delta State University; Jackson State University; Mississippi State University including the Mississippi State University Division of Agriculture, Forestry and Veterinary Medicine; Mississippi University for Women; Mississippi Valley State University; the University of Mississippi including the University of Mississippi Medical Center; and the University of Southern Mississippi.

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