Monty Harrington Reappointed to SAU Board

Monty Harrington Reappointed to SAU Board
Monty Harrington (Southern Arkansas University)

Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders has appointed Monty Harrington of Magnolia to the Southern Arkansas University board of trustees for a second term.

Harrington's first term began in 2018. He served as board chair for the previous two years.

His second term will expire in 2028.

Harrington is president of Farmers Bank & Trust's Magnolia market. He graduated from SAU in 1993 with a bachelor’s in finance.

His father, Jack, taught at SAU and served two terms on the board of trustees.

“What an honor and privilege it is to serve this great University,” Harrington said in a statement. “My family has been associated with SAU for over 50 years. The last five years have brought record enrollment, the first doctoral program, and a great deal of new construction! I look forward to continuing serving alongside Dr. Berry and all of SAU’s great faculty and staff!”

Harrington is a member of the 2009 class of Arkansas Business 40 Under 40.