Ousting Mississippi Chancellor Could Cost $20M

March 24, 2015

The president of the Gertrude C. Ford Foundation said a $20 million grant to the University of Mississippi would be rescinded if Dan Jones does not receive a new contract as chancellor of the university, The Clarion-Ledger reported. The money was to have been used for a science building. The board's move, announced Friday, not to renew Jones's contract has sparked a growing number of protests in the state.

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