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ExxonMobil Foundation Provides Matching Gifts
UM engineering alumnus John Cleveland of Houston, Texas, ExxonMobil’s chief revenue officer, third from left; and accountancy alumnus Mark Partin of Dallas, Texas, ExxonMobil financial analyst, second from right; visited with university leaders representing the Oxford campus and presented the check of approximately $73,000. On hand to thank ExxonMobil were, from left, David Puleo, dean of the School of Engineering; Dale Flesher, associate dean of the Patterson School of Accountancy and Burns Chair of Accountancy; Cleveland; Interim Chancellor Larry Sparks; Partin; and Amy Wells Dolan; associate dean of the School of Education.

The ExxonMobil Foundation is continuing its generous practice of matching Exxon Mobil Corp. employees’ gifts to the University of Mississippi. In one of the most liberal matching gifts program, the ExxonMobil Foundation approves a 3-to-1 match for employees’ contributions.

The generous resources will help strengthen academic programs in engineering, liberal arts, education, accountancy and more.

To support Ole Miss with a matching gift, contact Katie Morrison, UM director of corporate and foundation relations, at 662-915-2135 or For more information, visit


Online gifts for the 2024 calendar year should be made no later than noon on December 31, 2024.  Checks by mail will need to be postmarked by December 31 to be counted in the 2024 calendar year.