- The Education of a Lifetime (2013)
Robert Khayat, best known as chancellor of Ole Miss, was born on April 18, 1938 in Moss Point, Mississippi. He attended the University of Mississippi and earned a law degree at Yale. While at Ole Miss, he was a football all-star and baseball player. After Yale, he went on to become an all-pro-kicker for the Washington Redskins. Khayat was awarded the NFL Lifetime Achievement Award and the National Football Foundation Distinguished American Award.
He was a law professor at Ole Miss for twenty-five years before becoming Chancellor of the University of Mississippi in 1995, a position he held until 2009. Khayat served as NCAA Foundation President. Currently, he serves on the Sanderson Farms Board of Directors and the Freedom Forum Foundation Board (2013). He and his wife live in Oxford, Mississippi.
In 2014, Khayat won the Mississippi Author Award from the Mississippi Library Association for non-fiction for his autobiography The Education of a Lifetime.
- Mississippi Business Journal: Robert Khayat wins 2014 Mississippi author award (2014)
- Robert Khayat’s Twitter account
- Q&A with author Robert Khayat (2014) Clarion-Ledger