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Supporting Students, Faculty

Rosemary and Sandy Williams, who have been actively involved in various community-building initiatives over the years, are giving $250,000 for University of Mississippi student scholarships and faculty support. The Corinth, Mississippi, couple’s gift will establish the Rosemary and Sandy Williams…

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Making Music-Filled Dreams Come True

Ellis C. Lindsey Jr. was passionate about music. The University of Mississippi alumnus earned a degree in business in 1951 and had a successful 40-year career at Texaco (now Chevron). But, after his family and his church, it was music…

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Compelled to Give

Daniel Karnis is among the most recent of many University of Mississippi alumni offering their support for the Patterson School of Accountancy’s new home on the Oxford campus. The Pasadena, California, resident’s $50,000 gift is being matched by Ernst &…

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Giving Day 2024 a Success!

When the last online donation came in on April 10 for Giving Day 2024, the University of Mississippi’s donors had joined together to set an unprecedented fundraising record of more than 3,000 gifts totaling $11.5 million. This year, there was…

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Trailblazer Remembers Alma Mater

The first female graduate of the University of Mississippi School of Engineering committed a $5 million estate gift to her alma mater for Giving Day 2024, and plans call for the Department of Chemical Engineering to bear her name in…

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Advocating Accuracy

A desire to improve the U.S. media environment while giving consumers the skills they need to better discern truth and accuracy in news reporting has led a former University of Mississippi faculty couple to make a $4 million gift to…

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Pilko Commits Major Gift

Janet Jones Pilko of Houston, Texas, and Park City, Utah, is investing a $1.5 million planned gift in the future of the Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College, which strengthens the entire University of Mississippi community. Pilko, with her husband, George,…

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An Investment in the Future

An adjunct professor suite in the Patterson School of Accountancy’s (PSOA) new building will be named for the family of Carolyn Golding, a current faculty member and University of Mississippi graduate. Golding and her husband, Pete – the defensive coordinator…

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Scholarship Celebrates Life of UM Professor Raspet

Wendy Garrison is honoring her late husband, Richard “Rich” Raspet by establishing a scholarship that enables students to obtain a transformative higher education at the University of Mississippi. Each year, a student will be selected as a scholarship recipient from…

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Landes Gift Names Stadium Entrance

Fans of Ole Miss Rebel Baseball this season will notice new signage proclaiming Entrance 1 of Oxford-University Stadium as the Billy and Scott Landes Family Gate. The naming honors the Landes family’s recent $250,000 gift in support of CHAMPIONS. NOW.,…

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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.