Morris H. Stocks

Provost & Executive Vice Chancellor at University of Mississippi

Morris H. Stocks

Morris H. Stocks

Provost & Executive Vice Chancellor at University of Mississippi

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Morris H. Stock serves as provost and executive vice chancellor. He previously served as interim chancellor and professor of accountancy. Immediately before assuming responsibilities as interim chancellor in 2015, Stocks served the university as provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs for seven-and-a-half years. Stocks also served as senior vice chancellor for planning and operations and from 2002 to 2006, he held the position of dean of the Patterson School of Accountancy. During his tenure as dean, the Patterson School was ranked as one of the top 25 accounting programs in the country for the first time in its history. Before being named dean, Stocks was the university's associate provost for three years, with responsibilities for the academic budget and undergraduate curriculum.

Stocks received his undergraduate degree in accounting from Trevecca Nazarene University, his master's degree from Middle Tennessee State University and his Ph.D. from the University of South Carolina. He is a certified public accountant in the state of Mississippi.

He has been a member of the University of Mississippi faculty since 1991 and remains active in the teaching and research missions of the accounting program. He is the 1998 recipient of the university's most prized teaching honor, the Elsie M. Hood Outstanding Teacher Award. Stocks' primary research interest relates to financial accounting issues on the decision-making process of users of accounting information. He has published in many of his profession's top academic and professional journals.

Stocks and his wife, Cindy, have four adult children.

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Chief Research Officer at University of Mississippi

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Provost & Executive Vice Chancellor at University of Mississippi

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Mississippi’s primary university, The University of Mississippi in Oxford grants bachelor’s and graduate degrees in a range of professional and academic fields, and carries out some of the most important scientific research taking place in an academic institution. University of Mississippi’s campus activities make for a vibrant student life that even appeals to local residents. Mississippi has approximately a dozen divisions and schools, including: *School of Business Administration *School of Engineering *College of Liberal Arts *School of Law *School of Pharmacy Graduate students may also gain professional medical training at the Schools of Dentistry, Nursing or Medicine. Mississippi’s research activities include the environmental, wildlife and conservation research conducted through the Sea Grant program. Student media includes a widely circulated school newspaper and a college radio and television station. The public even benefits from some of the campus activities, such as performances held at Mississippi’s performing arts center and exhibits at the campus museum. Students who meet certain academic requirements are automatically admitted to University of Mississippi. Financial aid may be available and is awarded, in part, based on financial need.

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