Messages directly from President Mark E. Keenum to the Mississippi State community.
The Office of the President and the Robert Holland Faculty Senate invite faculty to the spring meeting of the General Faculty at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, January 22, 2020, in Colvard Student Union's Foster Ballroom.
January 7, 2020
As the end of the fall semester nears and the holiday season approaches, I am especially mindful of your many contributions to Mississippi State University, and am most thankful for your dedication to the many people and communities we serve.
November 6, 2019
The Office of the President and the Robert Holland Faculty Senate invite faculty to the fall general faculty meeting at 2 p.m. on Aug. 28 in Lee Hall's Bettersworth Auditorium. Interested members of the campus community are also welcome. President Mark E. Keenum will provide an update as a new academic year begins at Mississippi State University.
August 14, 2019
Since July 4, a scheduled university holiday, falls on a Thursday this year, we have the opportunity to realize significant energy savings and simultaneously grant our faculty and staff an extended holiday weekend by closing on Friday, July 5.
June 7, 2019
After a successful national search that yielded three exemplary finalists, I am pleased to announce that Dr. David Shaw will serve Mississippi State University as our new Provost and Executive Vice President. We expect him to begin July 1, pending formal approval by the Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning.
June 5, 2019
The Maroon Edition Planning Committee and I are pleased to announce that “Hold On with a Bulldog Grip: A Short Study of Ulysses S. Grant” is the selection for Mississippi State University’s common reading program this year. It is a most appropriate choice for our campus, which is home to the Ulysses S. Grant Presidential Library.
April 2, 2019
Many of you have shared insightful comments about the university’s strategic plan since we launched the process to update it in November. I appreciate your participation and contributions as we work together to refine the State of Excellence plan that has guided us to unprecedented success.
February 26, 2019
While I appreciate your contributions to Mississippi State throughout the year, I am especially mindful -- and most thankful -- for your dedication to our university and the many communities we serve at this special time of year.
November 14, 2018
I firmly believe that success is not an accident, and that it takes planning, preparation, and execution to achieve.
November 6, 2018