03-26-2024 | ASU-Mountain Home

ASU-Mountain Home Receives $6 Million Appropriation to Expand Health Education

A legislative package presented by U.S. Senator John Boozman and signed into law on March 23 will help fund enhanced health education at Arkansas State University-Mountain Home (ASUMH) through a $6 million appropriation.

03-14-2024 | ASU System Office

Trustees Approve Construction Of Windgate Art and Innovation Center at A-State

Construction will begin on the $25.2 million Windgate Art and Innovation Center at Arkansas State University in Jonesboro following approval by the ASU System Board of Trustees today at its regular quarterly meeting on the ASU-Newport campus.

02-23-2024 | ASU System Office

ASU System Trustees Approve Search Plans for New President

The Arkansas State University System Board of Trustees today in a special meeting voted to approve a position description, profile and advertising plan for the next System president. Applications, nominations and inquiries related to the search should be sent to

02-20-2024 | ASU-Newport

ASU-Newport Reports Significant Enrollment, Credit Hours Growth for Spring 2024 Semester

Arkansas State University-Newport today announced increased enrollment and Student Semester Credit Hours (SSCH) for the spring 2024 semester. The preliminary data for spring 2024 indicates an enrollment of 1,882 students, an 8 percent increase from fall 2023 and a 9 percent increase from the spring 2023. ASUN has also experienced an 11 percent increase in SSCH, totaling 16,840 hours for the current semester.

02-19-2024 | ASU-Beebe

ASU-Beebe Hosts Community Eclipse Viewing Events Across Beebe, Heber Springs, Searcy Campuses

With less than 50 days until April 8, Arkansas will be front and center for a celestial spectacle - the total solar eclipse – and Arkansas State University-Beebe announced its Beebe, Heber Springs and Searcy campuses as premier viewing sites.

02-15-2024 | Arkansas State University

A-State Spring 2024 Enrollment Sets Record With 11% Jump Over Previous Year

Arkansas State University spring enrollment on the Jonesboro campus soared 11 percent to a record 13,896 students compared with spring 2023, Chancellor Todd Shields announced today. The 11th-day student headcount is the highest ever for a spring semester, surpassing the previous record of 12,667 in 2014. It includes a 182 percent increase in new, first-time freshmen on the Jonesboro campus and a 27 percent rise in new graduate students compared with a year ago.

02-02-2024 | Arkansas State University

A-State Progresses With College of Veterinary Medicine Plans, Launches Dean Search

Arkansas State University continues to progress in development of its proposed College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM) with a scheduled accreditors site visit and the search for its next dean. The college, with a tentative opening date of fall 2026 pending all preparations and regulatory steps, would become the first public veterinary school in Arkansas.

01-26-2024 | ASU System Office

Gov. Sanders Reappoints Jerry Morgan to ASU System Board of Trustees

Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders has reappointed Jerry Morgan of Jonesboro, a 1992 graduate of Arkansas State University and longtime banking executive, to the Arkansas State University System Board of Trustees.

01-05-2024 | ASU System Office

ASU System Trustees Designate Welch as President Emeritus, Hire Search Firm

The Arkansas State University System Board of Trustees today in a special meeting voted to designate Dr. Chuck Welch as President Emeritus in recognition of his nearly 13 years of service as system president.

12-08-2023 | ASU System Office

ASU System Trustees Appoint Former Chancellor Robin Myers to Serve as Interim President

The Arkansas State University System Board of Trustees today voted to name Dr. Robin Myers, chancellor emeritus at ASU-Mountain Home, to serve as interim system president effective Jan. 15.

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