Students walk in front of Mississippi State’s Old Main Academic Center.

Record-setting enrollment at the state’s leading research university tops 22,000

In its fifth consecutive year of historic growth, Mississippi State celebrates its 140-year anniversary by accelerating student enrollment well over the 22,000 mark, an attainment that’s been a top priority for MSU President Mark E. Keenum.

September 13, 2018
Best-selling author John Grisham speaks to new MSU students during Fall Convocation at Humphrey Coliseum.

John Grisham to new Bulldogs: ‘I found my home here at State’

From weeknight games at Dudy Noble Field to classes in McCool Hall, Mississippi State accounting alumnus John Grisham remembers his college years in the 70s like they were yesterday. After all, once a Bulldog, always a Bulldog.

August 28, 2018
Graphic of Mark E. Keenum and the College Football Playoff logo.

MSU’s Keenum named chair of College Football Playoff Board of Managers

Mississippi State University President Mark E. Keenum has been selected as chair of the College Football Playoff (CFP) Board of Managers.

August 17, 2018

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