Robert Khayat

Robert C. Khayat is former chancellor of The University of Mississippi. He played professional football for the Washington Redskins before attending Yale Law School. He was also a professor of law at the University of Mississippi Law School that now bears his name.

r1@olemiss.edu 

 

 

 

A Brush With Death

A Brush With Death

By Robert C. Khayat When I was a young man of 22, I was the picture of good health. I had already played my rookie season with the Washington Redskins, led the NFL in kicking and played in the Pro Bowl, and was back in Mississippi, practice teaching at a high school in Vicksburg. The […]

January 21, 2013
The Sweet Spot

The Sweet Spot

By Robert C. Khayat It was my privilege to serve as chancellor of the University of Mississippi for fourteen years. During that time, I had remarkable opportunities to meet thousands of wonderful people, visit most parts of our nation, observe first-hand the challenges and opportunities we confront individually and as a society, and to…

October 30, 2012
Be Careful of Stones That You Throw

Be Careful of Stones That You Throw

The current presidential campaign has been filled with political mudslinging that is both unseemly and beneath the dignity of the candidates and the people they represent – us. This adolescent behavior reminds me of a wonderful Hank Williams song titled, “Be Careful of Stones That You Throw”: “A tongue can accuse and carry bad…

October 4, 2012