Major News

Millsaps College Welcomes Six New Trustees

November 19, 2018

Millsaps College recently welcomed six new members of the Board of Trustees. Pictured above are (left to right) Dr. Robert W. Pearigen, president of Millsaps College, Holly Lange, David Marsh, Amanda Turner, Chris Cheek, Penny Varner, Steve Sansom, and Jay Lindsey, chair of the Millsaps College Board of Trustees.

Distinguished Alumna Honors Professor with Endowment Gift

November 16, 2018

Ruth Fredericks, class of 1980, attributes one Millsaps professor in particular for setting her on the path to a career in medicine. That professor is Dr. James McKeown, who taught biology at Millsaps for 48 years from August 1962 to May 2011.

Finding Chemistry in Sciences and Humanities: Derrick Burt

November 08, 2018

Derrick Burt II chose Millsaps College because of all of the opportunities it offers.

Senior Building His Future at Millsaps

November 05, 2018

From building sets for a theatre production to studying entrepreneurial investments, Spencer Ellswood connects with students and faculty across Millsaps College.

Sculpture by Millsaps Professor Makes Debut

October 17, 2018

Eudora Welty Wreath, a large-scale sculpture created by Millsaps College Professor Kristen Tordella-Williams, is on display through March 2020 at the University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg.

Generous Gift Makes Internship Possible for History Student

October 15, 2018

Millsaps College student Emma Carter spent nine weeks contributing to the work of the National Library of Medicine at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland.

Millsaps College Receives $1 Million Grant for New Program of the Center for Ministry

October 15, 2018

Millsaps College has received a grant of $1 million to establish a new, ecumenical program to support clergywomen as part of the Center for Ministry based at the College.

Top Five Reasons to Attend Homecoming 2018

October 11, 2018

Registration closes Sunday, October 7th at midnight! Register and see the full schedule of events at

Millsaps College Announces Cancellation of Planned U.S. Senate Debate

October 03, 2018

An October 4 debate between candidates in the special election to fill the unexpired term of former U.S. Senator Thad Cochran will not happen.

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