Arkansas State University System Seeks Chancellor for West Memphis

Arkansas State University System Seeks Chancellor for West Memphis

Mid-South Community College and the Arkansas State University System said Tuesday that it is starting a search for a chancellor to succeed MSCC President Glen Fenter.

MSCC is set to become Arkansas State University Mid-South on July 1, pending approval of the Higher Learning Commission. Fenter, who became the college's first president in 1992, will become president emeritus of ASU Mid-South on July 1, when he becomes CEO of the Greater Memphis Alliance for a Competitive Workforce.

ASU System President Chuck Welch said the position and related information have been posted to the MSCC website

Review of applications will begin April 15 and continue until the position is filled. 

Welch also announced the appointment of the search committee, which he will chair. The members are: 

  • Stephanie Krehl, developmental mathematics faculty
  • Treyvon Olden, student
  • Paula Greer, director of Title III—PBI
  • Barbara Stewart, purchasing technician
  • Ed Cook, welding technology faculty
  • Jeremy Reece, vice president for student affairs
  • Shermel Brown, mathematics faculty
  • Craig Lafferty, science faculty
  • Franklin Fogleman, chair of the MSCC Foundation
  • and community representatives Dixie Carlson, Ricky Nicks, Takelia Carter and Alfred Hogan.

MSCC serves about 2,000 students in Crittenden County and the surrounding area. The ASU System serves 20,800 students throughout Arkansas.