Arkansas State University System President Dr. Charles L. Welch announced today that two candidates will interview for the position of chancellor at Arkansas State University-Newport on Nov. 18-20. They are Dr. Jeff Jochems, retired president of Ozarks Technical Community College-Richwood Valley Campus, and Dr. Johnny Moore, president of Pierpont Community and Technical College.
Henderson State University is one step closer to becoming a member institution of the Arkansas State University System following approval by the Higher Learning Commission. On Nov. 5, the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) approved a Change of Control application and the continuation of Henderson’s accreditation as a future member of the ASU System.
The Arkansas State University System Board of Trustees today in a special meeting approved the sale of a residential property in Jonesboro that was determined to be nonessential to the operations of the system.
Dr. Charles L. Welch, president of the Arkansas State University System, today was re-elected chair of the American Association of State Colleges and Universities’ (AASCU) Board of Directors during the association’s virtual Annual Meeting.
Arkansas State University-Newport Chancellor Sandra Massey announced she will retire at the end of 2020 after seven years of service. The search for ASU-Newport’s third chancellor is under way.
The Arkansas State University System Board of Trustees today approved a new policy regarding student accounts to protect the financial health of its institutions.
Construction is under way for the new $7 million Windgate Center for Three-Dimensional Arts at Arkansas State University. While a traditional groundbreaking ceremony was not feasible, Chancellor Kelly Damphousse released the architect’s renderings of the new facility as a way to celebrate the start of the project this fall.
Reflection is a valuable tool during difficult times, and today’s circumstances don’t diminish Arkansas State University’s achievements during the past decade. In fact, our initiatives and growth put us in a position of strength to endure difficult times and capitalize on opportunities in the years to come.
New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine has reached an agreement with the Arkansas State University System to conduct COVID-19 contact tracing for each of the system’s campus locations across the state.
Arkansas State University System institutions now require everyone on campuses to wear face coverings in all indoor and outdoor settings where physical distancing of six feet or more cannot be maintained as a key preventative measure in the COVID-19 pandemic.
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