Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018
Between 2 and 3 p.m. — Ed Meek posts his controversial comments and images on Facebook
5:53 p.m. — Jeff Vitter posts statement condemning tone and content of Meek’s post
Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018
7 a.m. — Meek School faculty meet at 7 a.m. to discuss how to move forward
Afternoon — Mahoghany Jordan responds to Ed Meek in a guest column in The Daily Mississippian
2:13 p.m. — Meek School of Journalism and New Media publishes a video statement in response to Meek’s post
6:30 p.m. — Forum is held at Nutt Auditorium for Meek School students to share their thoughts about Meek’s post
7:30 p.m. — Public forum is held at Nutt Auditorium for members of the Ole Miss community to share their thoughts about Meek’s post
Friday, Sept. 21, 2018
Noon — Meek School faculty meet to discuss path forward and draft a statement
2:30 p.m. — Chancellor Jeffrey Vitter releases letter outlining the next steps for the Ole Miss community and possible steps for removing Meek’s name from the journalism school
7:32 p.m. — Meek School faculty publishes a statement asking Ed Meek to request within three days that his name be removed from the journalism school
Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018
7:45 p.m. — Ed Meek publishes statement of apology and asks for his name to be removed from the journalism school’s official name
Late Saturday night — Vitter releases a statement acknowledging Meek’s request for the name change and commending Meek for his decision
Sunday, Sept. 23, 2018
Monday, Sept. 24, 2018
7:00 a.m. — Meek School faculty meet again to discuss the removal of Ed Meek’s name from the journalism school.
Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018
4 p.m. — Chancellor Vitter announced that Will Norton, dean of the School of Journalism and New Media, asked for the renaming process to be expedited following Meek’s request to have his name removed.
Tuesday night — The Graduate and Undergraduate Councils began voting via email on whether or not to remove Meek’s name.
Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2018
Wednesday evening — The Graduate Council and Undergraduate Council voted in favor of removing Meek’s name from the School of Journalism and New Media.
Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018
Thursday evening — The Council of Academic Administrators voted in favor of removing Meek’s name from the School of Journalism and New Media.
Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018
Tuesday afternoon — Ole Miss Chancellor Jeffrey Vitter announced he would recommend removing Meek’s name from the School of Journalism and New Media to the state Institutions of Higher Learning.