The Years Since 1962

Multiple events in the series commemorating the 50th anniversary of the desegregation of the University of Mississippi were held in the Overby Center at the Meek School of Journalism and New Media, including a concluding event focused on the years since 1962. Speakers, from left, were Dr. Donald Cole, mathematics professor and assistant to the chancellor; Valeria Ross, who coordinates African-American student organizations; and Dr. Gerald Walton, former professor, provost and acting chancellor. Dr. David Sansing, history professor emeritus, introduced the speakers and at right is Dr. Dan Jones, chancellor of the university.