The University of Mississippi released the following statement Wednesday afternoon regarding the status of Friday's debate:
"The University of Mississippi is going forward with the preparation for the debate. We are ready to host the debate, and we expect the debate to occur as planned.
At present, the University has received no notification of any change in the timing or venue of the debate.
We have been notified by the Commission on Presidential Debates that we are proceeding as scheduled.
We will keep you posted as information becomes available."