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08/15/2018 | Arkansas State
Arkansas State University set a new record for giving with $40.1 million pledged to the university during 2017-18, Chancellor Kelly Damphousse announced at the university’s annual Faculty Conference. The $40.1 million surpassed the previous mark of $18.4 million raised in 2014-15, and was led by the first eight-figure gift in university history, the $10 million naming of the Neil Griffin College of Business. The university also received major gifts from alumnus Johnny Allison ($5,000,001), Centennial Bank ($5 million) and First National Bank ($5 million).
07/25/2018 | Arkansas State
A schedule of topics that explore “The Ties that Bind” has been set for the academic symposium at the three-day 2018 Johnny Cash Heritage Festival, Thursday through Saturday, Oct. 18-20, in Dyess. The festival will feature other activities in addition to the academic panels, including free regional music concerts from 5 to 9 p.m. on Thursday and Friday, Oct. 18-19, in the Dyess Circle and a world-class ticketed concert on Saturday featuring award-winning singer/songwriter Jamey Johnson; Grammy record-holder Alison Krauss; Grammy Award-winning record producer, singer-songwriter, author and festival host John Carter Cash; and pop/soul/country artist Ana Cristina Cash.
06/29/2018 | Arkansas State
A-State Hosts National Red Wolf Species Survival Plan Meeting, Considers Breeding Facility in Jonesboro
Arkansas State University in July will host the national organization that manages efforts to grow the critically endangered American red wolf population as the university considers development of an educational breeding facility in Jonesboro.
04/20/2018 | ASU-Beebe
Arkansas State University System President Dr. Charles L. Welch today announced the selection of Dr. Jennifer Methvin, who previously spent 23 years in Arkansas higher education, as the next chancellor of ASU-Beebe.
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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.