Rollins’ descendant establishes endowment for black studies program

Wednesday, January 23, 2008 | 8:45 p.m. CST; updated 7:25 p.m. CDT, Saturday, July 19, 2008

COLUMBIA — A descendant of James S. Rollins, a “Father of the University of Missouri” and former slave owner, has established a $25,000 endowment to support MU’s black studies program.