Tagged: charles welch

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.

Arkansas Business Power List 2016: Education

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/21/2016 12:00 am

An education resource to help navigate the leadership of the largest Arkansas companies or institutions.

Arkansas State University System Opposes Highway Funding Bill

by Associated Press 2/20/2015 4:23 pm

The president of the Arkansas State University System says a bill to compensate for dwindling highway maintenance and construction funding would be "catastrophic" for higher education in the state.

Arkansas State, Mid-South Boards to Consider Merger at January Meetings

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/22/2014 11:07 am

The boards of trustees at the Arkansas State University System and Mid-South Community College have set meetings for Jan. 9 to consider a merger.

Brad Phelps Promoted to University Counsel for ASU System

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/18/2014 12:59 pm

Brad Phelps has been promoted to the position of university counsel for the Arkansas State University System. The move is effective Jan. 1.

Brad Phelps Hired as Arkansas State Associate General Counsel

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/20/2014 12:25 pm

Brad Phelps, Arkansas' chief deputy attorney general, has been hired by Arkansas State University as associate general counsel.

Arkansas State Trustees Approve Tuition, Fees Hike for 2014-15

by Lee Hogan 5/16/2014 4:09 pm

The Arkansas State University Board of Trustees approved a tuition and fees increase for its campuses in the 2014-15 academic year during its meeting Friday.

Arkansas State Board Approves Partnership for Osteopathic School

by Lee Hogan 2/28/2014 2:32 pm

The Arkansas State University System Board of Trustees approves a resolution allowing it to partner with the New York Institute of Technology for the development of an osteopathic medical school at the Jonesboro campus.

Arkansas State Trustees Consider Campus in Queretaro, Mexico

by Associated Press 12/10/2012 7:41 am

Arkansas State University trustees have agreed to negotiations that could lead to an ASU campus in Mexico. The board, meeting Friday in Mountain Home, approved a proposal for officials from the ASU-Jonesboro campus to negotiate to establish the campus in Queretaro, Mexico.

Jeff Hankins Named Vice President for Strategic Communications at ASU

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/19/2012 10:41 am

The Arkansas State University System has named Jeff Hankins vice president for strategic communications and economic development.

ASU Baseball Coach Tommy Raffo Receives Contract Extension

by ASU Sports Information 8/8/2012 3:42 pm

Arkansas State University head baseball coach Tommy Raffo has been awarded a five-year contract extension, Chancellor Tim Hudson announced Wednesday afternoon. Raffo’s contract has been amended to run through 2017.

ASU President Has 'No Concerns' Financial Commitment To Gus Malzahn Is Strong

by Chris Bahn 2/23/2012 2:26 pm

Dr. Chuck Welch understands why outsiders are skeptical. Welch, the Arkansas State System President, recognizes the financial commitment made to football Coach Gus Malzahn is substantially more than what the school has paid in the past. He knows the vision for the program with Malzahn at the helm is beyond anything ASU has outlined before. But Welch told ArkansasSports360.com on Thursday there “are no concerns whatsoever on our part to meet our obligations” to Malzahn.

What's the Best Business Advice You've Ever Received?

by Lance Turner 7/6/2010 9:00 am

At Arkansas Business' recent 40 Under 40 luncheon, Bill Jones of Sissy's Log Cabin, Charles Welch of Henderson State University and Hank Kelley of Flake & Kelley Commercial shared the best business advice they've ever received. What's the best advice you've received?