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Delta State University President William N. LaForge and Other Leaders of Mississippi Public Universities Urge Legislature to Change State Flag

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Delta State University President William N. LaForge joined the other leaders from the State of Mississippi’s eight public universities at the State Capitol on June 24, 2020, to urge that the state flag be changed because of its Confederate elements. Read More

Dr. Vernell Bennett-Fairs, Vice President for Student Affairs at Delta State University, Named to 2020 Millennium Leadership Initiative of American Association of State Colleges and Universities

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Dr. Vernell Bennett-Fairs, vice president for student affairs at Delta State University, is one of 31 senior-level higher education professionals who will participate in the 2020 Millennium Leadership Initiative (MLI), a premier leadership development program of the American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU). MLI provides individuals traditionally underrepresented in the highest ranks of postsecondary education with the opportunity to develop skills, gain a philosophical overview, and build the network and knowledge needed to advance to the presidency.  Read More

Former Delta State University Student Confesses to Creating Racist Social Media Post about Herself

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Earlier today, a former Delta State University student confessed to DSU police to creating a racist social media post about herself. Initially, she had admitted to posting it on her own Facebook page, but, until today, had denied that she had been the originator of the post. Delta State officials are determining the proper course of action. Read More