Alumni

Famous Phis

William F. Winter

Governor of Mississippi, 1980 to 1984
Founder of the William Winter Institute for Racial Reconciliation



Robert Khayat

Chancellor at the University of Mississippi, 1995 to 2009
Kicker for the Washington Redskins
The Khayat Law Center at Ole Miss is named in his honor.



Tate Taylor

Director and Screenplay Writer of The Help (2011) motion picture



John Palmer

Founder of Skytel Messaging Services
Ambassador to Portugal
Palmer Salloum Tennis Center is named in his honor.



John Sidney “Slew” McCain, Sr.

Architect of Naval battle plan in South Pacific WWII
Grandfather to John S. McCain III (R-Arizona)
The McCain Plaza and ROTC building are named for him.



Warner Alford

UM Athletics Director, 1978 to 1984
Director of UM Alumni Association, 2004 to 2008
Captain, 1960 undefeated national championship football team
Inductee to the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame in 2003.



Jimmy Lear

Famous Ole Miss Quarterback, 1950-1952
Beat Maryland in 1952 for Ole Miss’ signature win of the 50s
Essentially put UM on the map for college football



Dr. James Keaton

Vice Chancellor of Health Affairs at the UM Medical Center
Dean of the School of Medicine



Joe Nosef

Chairman of the Mississippi Republican Party



Griff Jenkins

Conservative television and radio personality
Producer for Fox News Channel



J. W. “Bill” Stitt

President of the General Council of Phi Delta Theta



Hu Meena

CEO of C Spire Wireless



Joseph N. Powers

Chancellor of the University of Mississippi from 1914 to 1924 and from 1930 to 1932



Charles “Charlie” Wilson Capps Jr.

Member of Mississippi’s House of Representatives, 1975 to 2005
Longtime Speaker of the Mississippi House of Representatives



Sean Tuohy

All-time assist leader in SEC Basketball
The Blind Side (2009) motion picture was based on his family



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