University of Mississippi. He maintains that he doesn’t want to retire or resign.
“The board has said that there’s no pathway to renewal of my contract,” said Jones. “I’d love to have opportunity to continue as chancellor.”
The #I Stand with Dan and a change.org petition are all aimed at getting the board to reverse its decision. Jones had this to say about that push.
“I shouldn’t be the chief cheerleader. I shouldn’t be the drum major for the parade. But I believe my role should be to be open to continue discussions with the board,” Jones said.