ERIC Number: ED028233
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1962-Nov-15
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The University of Mississippi and the Meredith Case. (Includes "Another Mississippi Story").
The document is the report of the chancellor of the University of Mississippi about the university's role in the case of James Meredith. Presented is the history of the case from the university's viewpoint--Meredith's initial application for admission, the subsequent legal suit and appeals, the U.S. Supreme Court decision ordering his admission, various administration actions and the refusal to admit Meredith. Also described are the legal injunctions and contempt proceedings instituted by Meredith, his entry on the campus, the riot which ensued, and his eventual enrollment. The document contains material about the accreditation of the University of Mississippi, student discipline, a statement about the academic program, and the text of a speech by the chancellor. (NH)
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Authoring Institution: Mississippi Univ., University.