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College of Liberal Arts

University of Mississippi

Beloved Professors

Exceptional educators are common in the College of Liberal Arts. In the special section of this newsletter the College recognizes a few of the many who have inspired students and colleagues to do great things by their example.

“Whenever I meet with alumni, the conversation often turns to a particular teacher that made a difference in their academic careers, and, perhaps, in their lives outside the university,” said Glenn Hopkins, dean of liberal arts. “We begin in this newsletter a series which honors these extraordinary teachers. We call this section “Beloved Professors,” and we invite you to suggest others to be profiled in future newsletters.”

The first dozen of our Beloved Professors are

We highlight some professors in this printed edition of the newsletter and others in the online version

We want to hear from you! We all have that one special mentor to salute—someone who opened doors for a career, graduate or professional school, or provided inspired moments when you said “aha!”

Remember these inspirational teachers and pay tribute by sharing your own memories of these and other favorite professors on Facebook and Twitter or e-mail