Office of the Chancellor

WHAT WE DO

The Office of the Chancellor provides overall leadership, guidance, and management of the institution, including academics, research, athletics, fundraising, governmental affairs, and external relations. The Chancellor serves as the chief executive officer, setting the strategic vision for how the university develops future leaders, drives job and business creation, pioneers new solutions, and serves our neighbors and communities across Mississippi and beyond.

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Meet the Staff

William Kneip

William Kneip

  • Director of External Relations and Assistant to the Chancellor for Executive Affairs
Perry Sansing

Perry Sansing

  • Associate General Counsel and Special Assistant to the Chancellor for Governmental Affairs
Michelle Jennings

Michelle Jennings

  • Executive Assistant
Lynlee Stacy

Lynlee Stacy

  • Executive Coordinator to the Chancellor
Andrea Cooper

Andrea Cooper

  • Executive Assistant