Former Ole Miss Professor David G. Sansing Memorialized With Historical Marker

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by University of Mississippi, Our Mississippi Home

The life and legacy of a beloved University of Mississippi professor were memorialized Saturday (Aug. 27) with the unveiling of a historical marker between the buildings where he taught classes and kept office hours.

In front of a small crowd, including family members of the late David Sansing and faculty and staff members, university officials unveiled the David G. Sansing Historical Marker, a plaque created through the Mississippi Department of Archives and History.

The plaque is in a landscaped area between Bondurant Hall and Bishop Hall. Sansing had his office for many years in Bondurant and taught in Bishop as a faculty member in the Department of History.

The professor emeritus of history and author of the definitive history of the university died July 6, 2021. He was…

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