Icon (Close Menu)


ASU-Beebe Selects Finalists for Chancellor Position

1 min read

Arkansas State University System President Charles L. Welch announced Friday that three candidates have been invited to the ASU-Beebe campus to interview for the position of chancellor.

The three finalists are:

  • Michael L. DeLong, executive vice president and provost at Pulaski Technical college in North Little Rock, who will visit Nov. 9-10.
  • Karla Fisher, vice president of academics at Butler Community College in El Dorado, Kansas, who will visit Nov. 16-17.
  • Ted A. Lewis, vice president of academic affairs and chief academic officer at Pellissippi State Community College in Knoxville, Tennessee, who will visit Nov. 11-12.

The Chancellor Search Advisory Committee, which consists of 14 members representing faculty, staff, students and community representatives, has reviewed 57 applications for the position.

The candidates are scheduled to meet with the advisory committee, faculty, staff, students and community members during scheduled interview sessions. After the interviews, the advisory committee will meet to discuss the candidates and provide feedback to Welch, the university said.

Welch wants to name a new chancellor before Jan. 1. The new chancellor will succeed Eugene McKay, who announced in May that he would retire in January after almost 50 years at ASU-Beebe, including the past 21 years as chancellor.

Send this to a friend