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The Schools of Nursing and Pharmacy operate on both the Oxford and Jackson campuses. The Schools of Dentistry, Health Related Professionals and Medicine, and the Health Sciences Graduate School, are based in Jackson only. (Additional healthcare programs are available through the School of Applied Sciences on the Oxford campus.) Other than these exceptions, the schools above are on the Oxford campus.

Employee Profile

Jennifer Payne

Human Resources
Human Resources Generalist II
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1111 Jackson Ave Ctr - Central Jackson Ave Ctr
Oxford, MS 38655
(662) 915-5690
Joined UM: January 2, 2018

Brief Bio

Jennifer Payne is a Human Resources Generalist II (Learning + Development) in the Department of Human Resources. Previously, she served as an Academic Advisor in the Center for Student Success and First-Year Experience and has worked in Higher Education for over 10 years. Originally from Kentucky, she earned a Bachelor of Science in Political Science/Secondary Education and a Master of Business Administration, both from Murray State University. Recently, she completed a Master of Arts in Higher Education/Student Personnel from the University of Mississippi.


Political Science
Murray State University (2005)
Business Administration
Murray State University (2008)
Higher Education/Student Personnel
The University of Mississippi (2022)