Southern Miss begins leadership transition as Rodney Bennett resigns

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Southern Miss Begins Leadership Transition As Rodney Bennett Resigns

HATTIESBURG, Miss. — The University of Southern Mississippi is undergoing a leadership change as Rodney Bennett ends his nine years as president — a period that saw increased freshman enrollment and extended academic offerings.

Bennett announced in January that he would step down before his contract expires in 2023, and Friday was his final day on the job. Starting Saturday, retired…

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