Patricia Roberts, who lost her job as the sole journalism professor at Delta State University in a round of budget cuts earlier this year, died from ovarian cancer earlier this month.
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Delta State U. journalism program, student newspaper print funding axed
Despite cries to save student journalism in the Mississippi Delta, the state’s higher education commission voted unanimously to cut Delta State University’s journalism program Thursday.
Fate of journalism program at Delta State U. to be decided in Thursday board meeting
On Thursday the Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning Board of Trustees may drive the final nail into the journalism program’s coffin when it decides whether to accept the university’s plan to eliminate the program.
Journalism program among cuts at Delta State U.
More than 80 students and faculty gathered in November 2014 to memorialize the loss of three academic programs in the Division of Languages and Literature — communications/theater studies, modern foreign languages and journalism.