The University of Mississippi
Office of the Chancellor
Standing Committees
Buildings, Grounds and Renovations
The Buildings, Grounds and Renovations Committee is charged with making recommendations for maintaining and improving the physical appearance of the Oxford campus. The committee is available to consult with potential donors interested in contributing to the beautification and development of the campus environment. In addition, the committee oversees the Building Mayors Program and works with this group and Environmental Safety in making recommendations for renovations and building improvements.

The composition of the committee is as follows: 

  • Mr. Ian G. Banner
    CHAIR : University Architect
    Member since 8/16/2007
  • Mr. Charles D. Mitchell
    Faculty : Member
    Member from 8/15/2011 to 8/15/2014
  • Dr. Bahram Alidaee
    Faculty : Member
    Member from 8/15/2012 to 8/15/2015
  • Dr. Chung R. Song
    Faculty : Member
    Member from 8/15/2013 to 8/15/2016
  • Ms. Zaducka T. Thomas
    Staff : Member
    Member since 8/15/2013
  • Mr. John P. Sansing
    Staff : Special Asst to the Chancellor for Governmental Affairs
    Member since 8/15/2013
  • Mr. Ashton C. Pearson
    Staff : Director of the Physical Plant
    Member since 8/15/2009
  • Mr. Jeffery T. McManus
    Staff : Director Landscape Services Department
    Member since 8/16/2005
  • Dr. Donald R. Cole
    Representative : Building Mayors (Appointed by Provost Office)
    Member since 8/16/2009
  • Mr. Patrick D. Curtis
    Representative : Faculty Senate
    Member from 8/15/2013 to 8/15/2014
  • Ms. Kelly B. Houston
    Representative : Staff Council
    Member since 8/15/2013
  • Mr. George M. Harris
    Representative : Director of Parking and Transportation Services
    Member since 2/25/2014
  • Dr. Noel E. Wilkin
    Representative (Non-Voting) : Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs
    Member since 8/15/2012
  • Ms. Nancy C. King
    External Person : Alumni Representative
    Member since 8/15/2013
  • Ms. Karen Corban
    External Person : Alumni Representative
    Member since 8/15/2012
  • Mr. Khristian Wills
    Undergraduate : Associated Student Body
    Member since 8/15/2013
  • Mr. Matthew Kiefer
    Undergraduate : Senior Class (President)
    Member since 8/15/2013
  • Ms. Julie Brandt
    Graduate : Student Council Representative
    Member since 8/15/2013