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Arkansas State University Road Project Delayed

by Associated Press 9/12/2016 9:23 am

Arkansas State University has delayed its plan to construct a side road to provide an alternate way to get across campus because of high bids.

A-State Chief’s Move to Little Rock the Right Decision (Feedback)

by Bryce Goad 9/12/2016 12:00 am

A Jonesboro reader asks if with no Little Rock presence, would the Arkansas State University System still have a powerful presence in central Arkansas, and would it have experienced the student enrollment growth from that area?

Arkansas State Reports Record Enrollment at Jonesboro Campus

by Associated Press 9/8/2016 6:45 am

Arkansas State University officials are reporting a record enrollment at the system's flagship campus in Jonesboro.

ASU Names Doug Whitlock Interim Chancellor

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/1/2016 2:42 pm

Arkansas State University System President Chuck Welch on Thursday named Doug Whitlock, president emeritus of Eastern Kentucky University, as interim chancellor of Arkansas State University effective Sept. 12.

Two at A-State Will Lead Research Under $5M NSF Grant

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/31/2016 10:58 am

The National Science Foundation is giving $5.48 million to support research projects led by a pair of biological sciences faculty members at Arkansas State University.

ASU Receives $30K for Media Production Unit

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/26/2016 4:13 pm

A $30,000 gift from the Ernest and Anna Ritter Family Endowment and E. Ritter & Company is supporting the creation of a mobile media production unit for Arkansas State University’s media and communication students.

Arkansas State University Looks for Interim Chancellor

by Associated Press 8/18/2016 2:08 pm

Arkansas State University's president says the school will look for a long-term interim chancellor to replace former chancellor Tim Hudson, who resigned after the release of internal audits that criticized the school's study abroad program run by his wife.

Update: Report Says Former ASU Chancellor Might Have Violated Law

by Lance Turner 8/4/2016 11:44 am

The second part of an audit examining former Arkansas State University Chancellor Tim Hudson includes notice of possible violations of state law concerning his efforts to get financial assistance for a family member.

Arkansas State University Chancellor Tim Hudson Resigns

by Lance Turner and Jan Cottingham 8/3/2016 10:23 am

Arkansas State University Chancellor Tim Hudson has resigned, and ASU System President Charles Welch has named Lynita Cooksey, provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs and research, as acting chancellor.

Mistakes Were Made (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 8/1/2016 12:00 am

ASU has been seeking a full-time director for the study-abroad program, which ASU System President Charles Welch thinks will help resolve the program’s “disorganization.” But a full-time director is not necessarily the same as a new one.

St. Bernards Starts Osteopathic Residency Program

by Mark Friedman 7/25/2016 12:00 am

St. Bernards Healthcare in Jonesboro recently started its internal medicine residency program with an osteopathic focus.

Not Big Enough For Both (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 7/25/2016 12:00 am

Because building two convention centers in Jonesboro, a city of fewer than 75,000, doesn’t seem prudent, we feel the need to be ready for a sad news event.

Ro Di Brezzo To Head Diversity Department at UA (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/25/2016 12:00 am

Ro Di Brezzo, vice provost for faculty development and enhancement at the University of Arkansas, has been appointed interim vice provost for diversity and inclusion for one year.

O'Reilly Gets Hilton OK for Embassy Suites, Convention Center at Arkansas State

by Lance Turner 7/19/2016 1:05 pm

O'Reilly Hospitality Management has reached an agreement with Hilton Worldwide to build a 202-room Embassy Suites Hotel and a 40,000-SF convention center on the Arkansas State University campus.

ASU Appoints Mihir New Assistant Vice Chancellor

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/14/2016 11:14 am

Arkansas State University Provost Lynita Cooksey announced this week the appointment of Mihir as the new assistant vice chancellor for institutional effectiveness at ASU.

A-State's Jason Penry Receives Circle of Excellence Award (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/27/2016 12:00 am

Jason C. Penry, vice chancellor for university advancement at Arkansas State University, was one of six recipients of the 2016 LSU-Shreveport Circle of Excellence Award, honoring alumni for leadership and professional achievements. Ruth Hawkins, director of the Arkansas State University Heritage Sites program, was recently awarded a lifetime achievement award at the 75th annual awards banquet of the Arkansas Historical Association

Board Votes to Increase Arkansas State Tuition 1.9 Percent

by George Jared 6/2/2016 10:16 am

The Arkansas State University System board of trustees voted Wednesday to raise its tuition and fees by 1.9 percent at its flagship Jonesboro campus for the 2016-17 school year.

Arkansas State Names Carl Cates Dean of New College (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/16/2016 12:00 am

Arkansas State University in Jonesboro has named Carl Cates of Valdosta State University in Valdosta, Georgia, to be the first dean of a newly structured college that combines programs in the fine arts, humanities, social sciences, media and communication.

St. Bernards Adds Justin Yancey to Medical Team (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/9/2016 12:00 am

Dr. Justin Yancey has joined the medical staff of St. Bernards Healthcare as a pediatric hospitalist.

ASU Appoints Carl Cates to Lead Newly Structured College

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/29/2016 10:23 am

Arkansas State University appointed Carl Cates of Valdosta State University to be the first dean of a newly structured college that combines colleges of Fine Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences and Media & Communication.