OXFORD, MS (WMC) - The Ole Miss family is in mourning as they reflect upon the death of a member of their community.
Professor James Chambers died in a house fire early Sunday morning. He was an associate dean for research and graduate programs in the School of Engineering at the University of Mississippi.
Chambers was also an associate professor in the mechanical engineering department.
Firefighters are still investigating the fire that killed him.
Ole Miss Chancellor Dr. Jeffrey S. Vitter released the following statement regarding Chambers' death: