For a year, he’s been getting to know campus and the campus has been getting to know him. As The W installed its 14th president Feb. 15, it was apparent we’ve all learned a lot together. Here’s a snapshot of Dr. Jim Borsig.
“All serious daring starts from within.” Those words, which appear near the end of Eudora Welty’s “One Writer’s Beginning,” are the inspiration for a thematic branding being undertaken by The W.
It’s a song every member of the Long Blue Line knows, “Serene as the Dawning.” Today, it’s known as the alma mater, but few know its history, or its secret: Who wrote the song we all know?
One Long Blue Line. You’ve probably heard me use that phrase a lot in the last year, and it’s the theme I chose for the formal inaugural ceremonies in February.
Transfer students Tabby Braswell and Malinda McBride and freshman Taracious Carter all have something in common. As students at Mississippi University for Women, they are pioneers—the first in their families to go to college.
What happens behind the doors of the Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science is magical. And at the end of this academic year, the school, which has helped talented students from all parts of Mississippi reach their full potential, will say goodbye to its beloved wizard: Charles Brown.
If walls could talk, there is no doubt that the ones at John Clayton Fant Memorial Library would have many stories to tell. Their latest story: growing pains thanks to a $6.2 million expansion currently under way.
Mississippi University for Women is offering two new advanced degree programs this year as it continues to fulfill the state’s healthcare needs and position individuals who work with global partners.
The inauguration of our 14th President, Dr. Jim Borsig, on Feb. 15, 2013, proved to be a most joyous celebration!
The year was 2011. The place was the Rose Room in Cochran Hall. Our newly appointed Presidential Search Committee had gathered to discuss its vision for the right person to lead this university into the future.
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