Video: MSU Inducts Two Former Administrators to Student Affairs Hall of Honor
MISSISSIPPI STATE UNIVERSITY, Miss. (WCBI) — Two former Mississippi State University administrators have been inducted into the Robert L. Jones Student Affairs Hall of Honor. Mike White and the late Durward Aiken Senior were formally inducted into the Hall of Honor at the Colvard Student Union Ballroom. Induction into the Hall is reserved for those who have provided distinguished service to MSU’s Division of Student Affairs.
White, a Vietnam combat veteran, hit the ground running with MSU in 1972. He worked led the Disabled Student Services Department, later the Department of Student Support Services, and was ultimately named Dean of Students, serving in that capacity until he retired in 2009.
Dr. Aiken served 33 years with the University. He was MSU’s first dean of student affairs in 1952 and retired in 1967 as the first vice president of student affairs.