A longtime faculty member and senior administrator at Mississippi State will serve the university in a new leadership role. David R. Shaw has been named the new provost and executive vice president after a productive tenure leading MSU’s research enterprise and economic development initiatives.
From helping students throughout their academic careers to conducting research with far-reaching impact, Mississippi State employees use their knowledge and passion to advance the university and state in many ways.
Maj. Gen. Janson D. “Durr” Boyles, Adjutant General of Mississippi’s National Guard, gave Mississippi State spring graduates practical leadership advice during three commencement ceremonies Thursday and Friday [May 2 and 3].
Seventeen Bulldog students with a fierce passion for Mississippi State were honored today [April 12] with the Spirit of State Award, the university’s premier student recognition for exceptional personal contributions to campus life.