Ascent to 55 RFP from WHEF

The Woodward Hines Education Foundation issued an RFP on August 8, 2021, for proposals from Mississippi organizations capable of coordinating the work needed for the state to reach the Ascent to 55% Statewide Attainment Goal.

Members of the UM community who are interested in learning more about this opportunity are encouraged to read the RFP (linked from and especially to register to attend a Webinar that WHEF will be conducting at 10 a.m. on August 23. Also, if you are interesting in participating in or leading a proposal, you are encouraged to submit a short (1 page or less) Notice of Intent or Interest (NOI) on the UM Infoready Reaview Portal no later than August 25. This non-binding NOI should summarize your interest in contributing to, or leading, a proposal. Any institution-wide guideance or instructions will shared with those submitting internal UM LOIs, no later than August 30, and may depend in part on what we learn in the Webinar.