Nic Lott becomes the University's first African-American Associated Student Body President for the 2000-2001 academic year
Nic Lott (left) swears in his predecessor, Clarence Webster, the second African-American president of the University's Associated Student Body (2001-2002).
-picture taken from Daily Mississippian
Two members of the fraternity Alpha Tau Omega display their costumes at a Halloween party.
Information and pictures provided by the Daily Mississippian
The 2002 -2203 academic year at the University of Mississippi is dedicated to the 40th anniversary of the integration of the University. In 1963, James Meredith became the first African-American student to attend the University. In remembrance of the events of 1963 the university planned numerous discussions and events.
Open Door Events
On Wednesday, November 6, 2002, university police were called to the the University of Mississippi's Kincannon Hall after racial slurs and offensive drawings were drawn on the doors of several residents. As a result of the incident, several meetings and rallies were held to address the incident, and by December, three African-American students were charged with the incident.