Office of National Scholarship Advisement

University of Mississippi

You’ll find support and encouragement from faculty and administrators all around campus.  The University is particularly grateful to those who have agreed to serve on the committees charged with working with students who are potential applicants for national scholarships.  Their involvement signals their firm and enthusiastic commitment to proactive work with students whose decisions and talents place them on a path toward national and international leadership in a wide range of fields.

UM National Scholarship Nomination Committees

  • Dr. Aileen Ajootian, Department of Classics
  • Mr. Claiborne Barksdale, CEO, Barksdale Reading Institute
  • Dr. Alice Clark, Vice Chancellor for Research and Sponsored Programs
  • Dr. Donald Cole, Assistant to the Chancellor for Multicultural Affairs
  • Dr. Charlotte Fant, Registrar and Director of Admissions
  • Mr. Matthew Hall, Jessie R. Puckett, Jr. Lecturer, School of Law
  • Dr. Nathan Hammer, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
  • Ms. Rebekah Whitley, Barksdale Fellow
  • Dr. Andrew Mullins
  • Dr. Thomas J. Reardon, Assistant Vice Chancellor for Student Life, Dean of Students
  • Dr. Charles Ross, Director, African-American Studies
  • Dr. Douglass Sullivan-González, Dean, Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College
  • Ms. Ashleen Williams, Barksdale Fellow
  • Dr. John Winkle, Professor Emeritus, Political Science

National Scholarship Advisory Committee

  • Dr. Donna Davis, School of Law
  • Dr. Clifford Ochs, Department of Biological Sciences
  • Dr. Holly Reynolds, Associate Dean, College of Liberal Arts
  • Dr. John Rimoldi, Research Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Medicinal Chemistry
  • Dr. Jason Ritchie, Assistant Dean, Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College
  • Dr. Charles Ross, Director, African-American Studies
  • Dr. John Samonds, Associate Dean, Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College
  • Dr. Anne Twitty, Department of History
  • Dr. Ethel Young-Minor, Department of English

Fulbright Campus Committee

  • Dr. Melvin Arrington, Department of Modern Languages
  • Dr. Kate Centellas, Department of Sociology and Anthropology
  • Dr. Donald Dyer, Chair, Department of Modern Languages
  • Dr. Daniel O’Sullivan, Department of Modern Languages
  • Dr. John Samonds, Associate Dean, Honors College
  • Dr. Christopher Sapp, Department of Modern Languages

Goldwater Nomination Committee

  • Dr. Susan Pedigo, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
  • Dr. John Rimoldi, Department of Medicinal Chemistry
  • Dr. Jason Ritchie, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
  • Dr. Gail Stratton, Department of Biological Sciences

Barksdale Award (available to students in the Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College only)

  • Dr. Donna Davis, School of Law
  • Mr. Vince Evans, Barksdale Fellow
  • Dr. Joanne Gabrynowicz, Director, National Remote Sensing and Space Law Center
  • Dr. Abby Loebenberg, Barksdale Fellow
  • Dr. Kathryn McKee, Departments of English and Southern Studies
  • Dr. Andrew Mullins, Chief of Staff to the Chancellor, Emeritus
  • Dr. Clifford Ochs, Department of Biology
  • Dr. Thomas Reardon, Assistant Vice Chancellor for Student Life, Dean of Students