Jeffrey S. Vitter became the 17th chancellor of the University of Mississippi on Jan. 1, 2016 — just in time for the exciting Ole Miss win in the 2016 Sugar Bowl. A renowned computer scientist and academic leader, Vitter previously served for five and a half years as provost, executive vice chancellor, and Roy A. Roberts Distinguished Professor at the University of Kansas. … Read Full Bio
Watch as Chancellor Jeffrey S. Vitter discusses the future of the University of Mississippi.
Dr. Stuart R. Bell, President,
University of Alabama
Dr. Glenn Boyce, Commissioner,
Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning
The University of Mississippi will install a new chancellor on Nov. 10, 2016. Jeffrey S. Vitter will be formally sworn in as chancellor during a 3 p.m. investiture ceremony in the Gertrude C. Ford Center for the Performing Arts. The inauguration’s theme, selected by Chancellor Vitter and reflecting an area of deep commitment is “The Power of Higher Education to Transform Lives, Communities, and the World.”