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USM ex-president's daughter eased out of chair

The chair of the Southern Miss Department of Curriculum, Instruction, and Special Education has been asked to step down.

Dana Thames, the daughter of former USM president Shelby Thames, will return to the faculty ranks.

 School officials say she was asked to step down by the College of Education and Psychology interim dean Wanda Maulding, because it was time for a leadership change.   

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