The W announces its choice for athletic director

Jason Trufant

COLUMBUS, Miss. -- With 15 years of experience in athletics and higher education, Jason M. Trufant, currently senior associate director of athletics for administration at Dowling College, will become the director of athletics at Mississippi University for Women. He will begin his new duties June 6.

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Scottish scholarship gives The W a literary niche


COLUMBUS, Miss. -- In the reading rooms of the National Library of Scotland, located in the heart of Old Town Edinburgh, Dr. Thomas Richardson is poring over spidery handwritten letters and manuscripts dating from the 1800s. It’s part of his continuing research into lesser known Scottish literary figures that scholarship has until recently neglected.

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