Tagged: arkansas state university

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.

ASU Uses Unique Partnership to Expand into Mexico

by George Jared 4/22/2016 11:37 am

Red Wolves are not indigenous to central Mexico, but Arkansas State University plans to create new ones when it opens a new college campus in Queretaro, Mexico, in 2017.

‘He Was a Gentleman’ (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 4/18/2016 12:00 am

Ray Thornton, who died last week at the age of 87, recalled an earlier era in Arkansas politics, when compromise wasn’t considered treason, when people could be political foes but personal friends or, at least, friendly.

Arkansas State University's Campus in Mexico to Open in 2017

by Associated Press 4/12/2016 9:55 am

Arkansas State University officials say construction is on target for its campus in Queretaro, Mexico, to open to students in the fall of 2017.

Aid for Athletes Puts Red Wolves in London

by George Jared 4/11/2016 12:00 am

When Terry Mohajir became Arkansas State University's athletic director a few years ago, he decided to institute a program to help all A-State student-athletes find jobs upon graduation. The Red Wolves Leadership Academy was born.

Hutchinson Commits $100K to Johnny Cash Boyhood Home

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/4/2016 3:50 pm

At the "Evening with Rosanne Cash" fundraiser at the Governor’s Mansion on March 3, Gov. Asa Hutchinson announced a commitment of $100,000 for the Johnny Cash Boyhood Home project.

Arkansas Biosciences Institute Celebrates More Than $500M in Grants

by Associated Press 3/30/2016 6:51 am

A research program created through Arkansas' settlement with tobacco companies is marking its receipt of more than half a billion dollars in grants since it was created more than a decade ago.