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01/16/2020 | ASU System Office
Gov. Asa Hutchinson appointed Niel Crowson of Jonesboro, a 1975 graduate of Arkansas State University, to a second five-year term on the ASU System Board of Trustees. Crowson, who is chairman of the board and president of E.C. Barton & Company of Jonesboro, was first appointed by Hutchinson in 2015 and served as chair of the ASU Board in 2019. His reappointment expires in January 2025.
12/06/2019 | ASU System Office
The Arkansas State University System Board of Trustees today approved a merger agreement and transition plan with Henderson State University, which would become the ASU System’s seventh member institution. Previously approved by the Henderson Board of Trustees on Nov. 21, the agreement is subject to approval of the Higher Learning Commission and action by the Arkansas General Assembly. ASU System President Chuck Welch said the target for completing the transition is Jan. 1, 2021.
11/21/2019 | ASU System Office
Henderson State Board Approves Merger Agreement, Transition Plan to Join Arkansas State University System
ARKADELPHIA, Ark. — The Henderson State University Board of Trustees today approved a merger agreement and transition plan with the Arkansas State University System. The agreement is subject to approval of the ASU Board of Trustees and the Higher Learning Commission, as well as action by the Arkansas General Assembly. ASU System President Chuck Welch said the system board will be asked to approve the agreement at its regular meeting on Dec. 6 in Little Rock and the target for completing the transition would be Jan. 1, 2021.
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The Accelerate ASU initiative enables us to lead the way in addressing the goals set forth in the State of Arkansas’ Master Plan regarding higher education attainment.
Higher Education is an Investment
Dr. Chuck Welch explains the importance of higher education as an investment in the future of our families, communities and the State of Arkansas.