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Ben Johnson Named Interim Provost at SAU

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/13/2015 10:09 am

Southern Arkansas University has named Ben Johnson its interim provost and vice president for academic affairs for the 2015-16 academic year, the school announced Friday.

Shift Toward ‘Wet’ Taking Arkansas by Storm (Ben Johnson Commentary)

by Ben Johnson 5/12/2014 12:00 am

Arkansas today remains among the few states fractured into a patchwork of wet and dry regions. The surge of local option elections expanding the boundaries of wet territory has provoked calls in state publications for a uniform statewide system of liquor sales that could not be eroded piecemeal by local referendums.

Southern Arkansas' Ben Johnson Receives Endowed Professorship in State's History

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/13/2013 12:00 am

Ben Johnson has been selected to receive the first endowed professorship in Arkansas studies. It was donated by John and Dora Ragsdale, who are known for their support of Arkansas history and chose Johnson on the basis of his research and commitment.

Ben Johnson Receives SAU Endowed Professorship in Arkansas Studies

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/29/2013 2:20 pm

Southern Arkansas University said Monday that Ben Johnson, a history professor, has been selected to receive the first endowed professorship in Arkansas studies.

Meet the Neighbors: Ben Johnson, Ph.D., El Dorado

by Amanda Hoelzeman 7/23/2012 12:00 am

One of the things Johnson loves most about Arkansas is the people. “Arkansans all know one another. Everywhere in this state, we have lots of good people who are smart and talented, but none who dare claim to be big shots,” he said. “We may not see eye-to-eye on the best place to eat barbecue, or which college has the best mascot (Muleriders), or even what to call ourselves. But disputes invariably end in a handshake and a grin.”

Meet the Neighbors: 5 Arkansans On What They Love About Their Home

by Amanda Hoelzeman 7/23/2012 12:00 am

When it comes to hospitality, Arkansans are some of the friendliest, most welcoming people you'll meet. No matter what part of The Natural State you settle in, you're bound to run into some wonderful, interesting people. Let us introduce you to five Arkansans you need to know.