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? - ' ;s f v •v " f -4 . ■ Iministrators, teachei s, and ad- ,visors; those people who induce the Istressful times into our college lives, frustrations in the offices, we won ' t [even talk about registration or the Bur- Isar, 5 tests in one week, tenure, the [list goes on and on. These are the same people who will Igive us the knowledge, strength, and capabilities to meet our futures with a smile, grace, and confidence. istration 59
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I Administration Co-Editors : Jennifer Busiiong Jonna Jones .. 38 Administration
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GOVERNOR KIRK FORDICE Kirk Fordice, prior to his election as Governor, lived in Vicksburg, Mississip- pi, for more than 30 years. He earned a bachelor ' s degree in civil engineering in 1956 and a master ' s degree in indus- trial management in 1957 from Purdue University. He was a member of Tau Beta Pi, the engineering honorary, and Chi Epsilon, the civil engineering hon- orary. Following graduation he served two years as an engineer officer in the U.S. Army. In 1977, he retired from the Army Reserve at the rank of colonel. Before his election as Governor, he was a professional engineer and president of Fordice Construction Company, which specializes in heavy construction and highway bridge construction. He is past president of the Associated Gener- al Contractors, whose 32,000 member companies represent 3.5 million em- ployees, making it the largest trade as- sociation in the construction industry. While president, he was recognized by the minority Contractors Association for the work he did to improve relations between the associations. Living up to his businessman-governor reputation. Governor Fordice has suc- cessfully s upported fiscally responsible legislation that allows the State to bud- get only 98% of its projected revenues and establishes a rainy day fund to avoid budget cuts. He also assured passage of one of the country ' s most sweeping civil justice reform measures, and elimination of capital gains tax- ation on Mississippi investments, a $0 to $5 million increase in tourism fund- ing for the State, an aggressive prison- building program , and Mississippi ' s first-ever comprehensive welfare re- form legislation. Since beginning his hands-on, CEO to CEO " approach to industry recruitment two years ago, 113,000 net new jobs have been cre- ated in the State of Mississippi — one of the largest increases in recent his- tory. At the same time, Kirk Fordice has doubled the amount of capital invest- ment in Mississippi by approximately $2.7 billi ;i , While creating private sec- tor jobs, b:cknets show that Governor Fordice has iiaited government bu- reaucracy grov.ih hy systematically cut- ting out almost 2C()0 state government positions and elimination agency waste at a savings of more than $50 million to the people of Mississippi. In 1994, the Washington, D.C. based Cato Institute recognized Govemor Fordice as one of only three governors in the nation to receive an A grade for fiscal policy. Governor Fordice and his wife, the for- mer Patricia Owens, have four children Fron Bi and seven grandchildren. They have been active United Methodist Church, in Vicksburg, Mississippi, Photo by Hawkins in the Crawford for many years. Photography Street 60 Administrations
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