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Department of Facilities Planning
The University of Mississippi

Chad Hunter

Chad Hunter, AIA

Associate University Architect

Chad began his career as an apprentice carpenter in Louisiana and South Mississippi, working on general construction projects up to $10 million. After graduating from the Mississippi State University School of Architecture with a Bachelor of Architecture, he gained his architectural license and worked for 10 years as a project architect for two architectural firms in Mississippi, managing projects up to $40 million.

Chad was named associate university architect at Ole Miss in 2006. His daily responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Representing the university to coordinate and review capital building projects with outside professionals to maintain campus standards and aesthetics
  • Reviewing/approving all modifications to campus buildings through the SAP work order system
  • Acting as project architect for internal university projects up to $3.5 million
  • Obtaining proposals for and managing small construction projects up to $50,000
  • Overseeing document management/filing for campus buildings
  • Managing department staff in document production and daily tasks
  • Assisting university departments with space planning, programming, facility studies and project budgets
  • Conducting code reviews
  • Managing general projects

Chad is a licensed architect in the state of Mississippi, member of the American Institute of Architects and holds National Council of Architectural Registration Boards certification.