The day before giving the keynote address at the University of Mississippi’s 154th Commencement, Walter Isaacson, president and CEO of the Aspen Institute, dined alongside his wife Cathy Wright Isaacson, UM Chancellor and First Lady Vitter, Jim and Donna Barksdale, and SMBHC students.
Celebrating twenty years of the Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College, DSG welcomed Jim Barksdale, who introduced the evening’s special guest, Fred Smith, founder and CEO of FedEx. A select number of honors students enjoyed dining with Jim and Donna Barksdale, Fred Smith and his daughter Samantha Smith, UM’s First Lady Sharon Vitter, Vice Chancellor for […]
Thanks to Chancellor and Mrs. Vitter’s hospitality to some of UM’s brightest minds! #stampsscholars Photo by Bill Dabney
We are grateful for our SMBHC alumni! Thanks to Chancellor and First Lady Vitter for joining us for brunch at The National in NYC on Saturday, June 10. We also thank Anna Smith and the Ole Miss Alumni Association for orchestrating this fun time! Front Row: Elam Miller (18), Sue Keiser, Penny Leeton. Second Row: […]
The Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College opened its new and renovated building to Jim and Donna Barksdale, Chancellor Vitter, Interim Provost Wilkin, and other dignitaries on Thursday, March 30. Read about the momentous afternoon here.
On November 10, 2016, Chancellor Vitter shows off his Sugar Bowl ring while addressing a packed house during his Investiture as the Chancellor of the University of Mississippi. The SMBHC faculty, staff and students congratulate Dr. Vitter on becoming the 17th Chancellor. We look forward to many years working alongside him!