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Company Overview of University Of Southern Mississippi

Company Overview

University Of Southern Mississippi is a research university. It offers programs in polymer science and engineering, marine sciences, economic development, teacher preparation, family and consumer sciences, engineering technology, scientific computing, forensic science, criminal justice, social work, nursing, human wellness, and the visual and performing arts. The school and colleges of the university includes College of the Arts, College of Business Administration, College of Education and Psychology, College of Health and Human Sciences, College of International and Continuing Education, College of Liberal Arts, College of Nursing, College of Science and Technology, College of Marine Scienc...

118 College Drive

Hattiesburg, MS 39406-5167

United States

Founded in 1910





Key Executives for University Of Southern Mississippi

Dean of the College of Business
Vice President of Administrative Affairs
Assistant Vice President of Financial Affairs and Controller
Director of Development for the College of Business
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

University Of Southern Mississippi Key Developments

University Of Southern Mississippi Announces Administrative Changes

The University of Southern Mississippi announced that Dr. Bret Becton will serve as the College's associate dean after Dr. Joe Peyrefitte returned to a faculty position. Becton will be in charge of operations and accreditation for the College of Business. Dr. Mike Wittmann is now serving as both the chair for Marketing and the interim chair of Management. Dr. Lisa Flynn, the former Marketing chair, has returned to a full-time faculty position in the department. Dr. Dave Duhon, the former Management chair, retired after more than two decades of service to Southern Miss and the College of Business. Dr. Gwen Pate accepted the position of the Director of the School of Accountancy, which became open following the retirement of Dr. Skip Hughes. Pate was formerly the associate dean of Undergraduate Programs and Assessment. That position will now be filled by Dr. Brigitte Burgess.

The University of Southern Mississippi Wins $1 Million Federal Contract

The University of Southern Mississippi won a $1 million federal contract from NASA's Stennis Space Center, Miss., for the research and development services from the Mississippi Research Consortium.

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