Gov. Asa Hutchinson today appointed Paul Rowton of Harrisburg, Bishop Robert G. Rudolph Jr. of Bryant and Steve Eddington of Benton to the newly expanded Arkansas State University System Board of Trustees. Act 18 of 2021 increased the number of board positions from five to seven and extended board appointment to seven-year terms.
Gov. Asa Hutchinson today signed Act 18 of the 93rd General Assembly of Arkansas, which officially makes Henderson State University in Arkadelphia the seventh institution of the Arkansas State University System. Act 18 of 2021 also expands the ASU System Board of Trustees from five members to seven.
The College of Agriculture at Arkansas State University has received a $500,000 grant to expand and improve the laboratory space devoted to livestock research. Advancing the skills of students and the overall safety of meats processing are the primary goals of the project that will renovate the university’s existing facility.
Henry Torres becomes the inaugural vice president for information technology and chief information officer for the Arkansas State University System, system President Charles L. Welch announced today.
Arkansas State University System President Dr. Charles L. Welch today announced the selection of Dr. Johnny M. Moore as the next chancellor of ASU-Newport. Moore returns home to Arkansas after spending the last four years as president of Pierpont Community & Technical College in Fairmont, W.Va. and will begin his duties effective Feb. 1.
Arkansas State University System campuses “have done a remarkable job” handling safety challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic this fall, System President Chuck Welch told members of the Board of Trustees today at its regular meeting.
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.
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