Arkansas State University-Beebe will celebrate the university’s 90th anniversary with a series of events this fall. Interim Chancellor Roger Moore unveiled plans to celebrate the relationship the university shares with the surrounding campus communities in presenting four events this fall. This commemoration is “90 Years of Education, 90 Days of Celebration.”
Dr. Karla Fisher today announced she would resign effective Aug. 15 as chancellor of Arkansas State University-Beebe to pursue other opportunities in higher education. Dr. Charles Welch, president of the ASU System, said Fisher would temporarily serve as Assistant to the President. Roger Moore, ASU-Beebe’s vice chancellor for finance and administration and a 19-year veteran of the institution, will serve as interim chancellor.
The Circle, a new residential facility designed primarily for graduate students and medical students, was officially opened Aug. 7 at Arkansas State University with a ribbon-cutting and dedication ceremony. The individual buildings in the 196-bed complex are named for the first four African-American faculty members at A-State in recognition of their historic roles in campus desegregation.
Arkansas State University Mid-South is a great college to work for, according to a new survey by The Chronicle of Higher Education, a top trade publication for colleges and universities.
The Government Finance Officers Association has awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting to the Arkansas State University System for its comprehensive annual financial report.
Arkansas State University-Beebe has hired three new deans to head up the newly structured academic divisions: Dr. Suzanne Bailey, who will lead the Division of Career Education; Dr. Jason Goodner, who will lead the Division of Arts and Humanities; and Dr. Tina Moore, who will lead the Division of Business, Math, and Science.
The Arkansas State University Board of Trustees approved budgets, tuition rates and capital projects for 2017-2018, as well as the appointment of Dr. Kelly Damphousse as the next chancellor of the Jonesboro campus.
Dr. Kelly Damphousse [DAMF-iss] has been appointed as the next chancellor of Arkansas State University, ASU System President Dr. Charles L. Welch announced today. Damphousse, who has served as dean or interim dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Oklahoma in Norman since 2013, will begin his duties at A-State effective July 1.
The Arkansas State University Chancellor Search Advisory Committee and ASU System President Dr. Charles L. Welch today announced that three finalist candidates have accepted invitations to visit the campus in Jonesboro and formally interview for the position of chancellor. They are Dr. Kelly Damphousse, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Oklahoma in Norman; Dr. Ronald Elsenbaumer, interim provost and vice president for academic affairs at the University of Texas at Arlington; and Dr. Alan Shao, dean of the School of Business at The College of Charleston in South Carolina.
ASU System President Dr. Charles L. Welch outlines how the system plans to move forward with the implementation of Act 562 of 2017, which concerns the possession of concealed handguns on college campuses.
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