First Chancellor at ASU-Newport to Retire by Arkansas Business Staff Posted 6/11/2013 07:04 am Updated 3 years ago Larry Williams, the first chancellor of Arkansas State University at Newport, is retiring Aug. 31 after 12 years at the campus. Want the Full Article? Get Unlimited Archive Access for $19.95 per Year Readers must pay to access stories older than 15 days. Purchase Now Already have archive access? Login to view this article.