University of Mississippi


The state's flagship university, the University of Mississippi is a growing, vibrant institution that offers nationally ranked academic and research programs. It has a long history of producing state and national leaders in public service, business, academics and the professions including elite, nationally competitive scholars. In the last two decades, university students include 15 Goldwater Scholars, three Rhodes Scholars, seven Truman Scholars, 23 Fulbright Scholars, three Udall Scholars and three Gates Cambridge Scholars. 


The state's first public university to house a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, UM has 17 academic divisions, including a major medical school; nationally recognized schools of accountancy, law and pharmacy; and an Honors College acclaimed for a blend of academic rigor, experiential learning and opportunities for community engagement. Ranked among the nation's top public research universities by several measures, the university is home to more than 25 research centers and is designated an R1: Research University (highest research activity) in the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. The institution is named regularly to “best places to work” lists.


The University of Mississippi is in Oxford ( in the rolling hills of north Mississippi, 80 miles southeast of Memphis, Tennessee. Oxford is a vibrant university town of more than 25,000 residents, filled with unique shops and galleries, eclectic restaurants, a lively arts culture and historic landmarks. This special place, named in 2021 as America’s Best College Town by ESPN, boasts a thriving economy and offers a strong public school system widely recognized for its excellence. 

Aug 25, 2022
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University of Mississippi
Dean School of Law The University of Mississippi   THE POSITION The University of Mississippi ( ) invites nominations and applications for the position of Dean of the School of Law.   The University of Mississippi School of Law ( was established in 1854 and is the first and only public law school in the state. The School of Law has a record of hiring and retaining distinguished faculty and nationally recognized scholars and attracting highly qualified students. The School is known for its academic rigor, its seven robust clinic programs, three academic concentrations, and five law journals. In 2016, The National Jurist magazine named the University of Mississippi School of Law among the top 25 nationally for practical training available to students.   The School is also among the top law schools in the nation for access and equity.  In 2022, t he Rutgers Law Review published an article...