OXFORD – Perry Sansing, former assistant to the president and university counsel at Mississippi University for Women, is the new associate general counsel at the University of Mississippi. He also will serve as the chancellor’s special assistant for governmental affairs.
David Sansing, UM professor emeritus of history and author of a book chronicling the history of Ole Miss, is Sansing’s father.
Before joining MUW 14 years ago, Sansing was a partner in two law firms, Adams & Reese and Brunini, Grantham, Grower & Hewes, both in Jackson. He was also a law clerk for Chief Judge Charles Clark of the U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.
He earned undergrad and law degrees from Ole Miss.
The new hire will provide legal advice to administrators and work to develop and enhance relations with local and state officials.