OXFORD, Miss. (AP) – A Confederate monument will remain, for now,in a central spot at the University of Mississippi.
Nearly a year ago, student leaders asked that it be moved to aCivil War cemetery in a secluded part of the Oxford campus.
The state college board met Thursday and delayed a vote on therelocation.
Board member Tom Duff says he wants more information from theuniversity.
The monument has stood since 1906 and was a rallying point forintegration opponents in 1962.
Ole Miss has been working to distance itself from Confederateimages. Critics say the statue gives the impression that the school sympathizeswith the Confederacy.