Staff Spotlight

Staff Spotlight: Tyler Wheat

Robert Scott

Reporter

Tyler Wheat is the communication specialist for Mississippi University for Women. He works for University Relations in the Welcome Center. Wheat performs many duties each day that are crucial to the university. These duties include writing press releases, managing the school’s social media accounts and writing articles for the alumni magazine, “Visions.” He attended the University of Alabama, where he studied Public Relations.

Staff Spotlight: Alan Johnson

Staff Spotlight: Alan Johnson

Monica Kizer

Reporter 

Alan Johnson is the director of Dining Services at The W. Originally from Milwaukee, Wis., Johnson has been in the South for several years now and a staff member at The W for the last three. During the fall semester, the dining hall has hosted monotony breaker events such as the World’s Fair and other "Elite Events" to ensure students a great dining experience. Johnson shares insights of the Dining Services’ past and future events throughout the semesters. 

Q: What brought you to The W?

Q&A with President Jim Borsig: his legacy, goals

Trisha Boone

Campus Reporter

Dr. Jim Borsig is the current president of Mississippi University for Women. He has been in office since November of 2011. As president, Borsig said he hopes to continue to enrich The W in academics, tradition and stability. Borsig is known for walking about the campus and consciously making himself available in whatever ways he can.  

Q: You were named Commissioner of Higher Education for the Mississippi Institutes of Higher Learning, yet you returned here to continue serving as president.  Why did you come back?

Chris Jenkins: From videography to photography

Monica Kizer

Reporter

Chris Jenkins is the official MUW photographer and video producer with more than 20 years of experience taking photos and producing videos. This month Jenkins will be sharing some of the many moments he has captured across The W campus in an exhibition titled, “Chris Jenkins: Views of The W.” Jenkins shared how he got his start at The W and his advice for future photographers. 

Q: What is your role here at the W?

Staff Spotlight: Sally Mangum

Ryan Savage

Reporter

Fondly known as "Miss Sally" to the students who frequent Cromwell, Sally Mangum is the familiar face that assists the departments of Communication and Theatre in their day-to-day operations. In this week's spotlight, Mangum revealed the biggest change she's seen in her time at The W, as well as her advice for students.

Q: What is your role here at The W?