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Todd Shields Named Chancellor of Arkansas State University

He has served since 2014 as the dean of the Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Arkansas. read more >
Kelly Damphousse, chancellor of Arkansas State Univeristy in Jonesboro.
Education

ASU Chancellor Kelly Damphousse Resigns

He's taking a job at Texas State University that will bring him closer to friends and family. read more >
A map showing the site of the new Windgate Hall of Art & Innovation at Arkansas State University. 
Construction / Education / Nonprofits

Windgate Foundation Gives $25M to ASU for Hall of Art & Innovation

It's the largest donation in the school's history. read more >
Kelly Damphousse, chancellor of Arkansas State Univeristy in Jonesboro.
Education / Tourism

A-State Chancellor Kelly Damphousse to Lead Sun Belt Conference

Kelly Damphousse, chancellor of Arkansas State University in Jonesboro, has been elected president of the Sun Belt Conference, effective July 1. read more >
Dr. Scott Gordon is on track to be the next dean of the College of Nursing and Health Professions at Arkansas State University.
Health Care

Scott Gordon to Lead A-State Health Professions College

Dr. Scott Gordon will become the next dean of the College of Nursing and Health Professions at Arkansas State University, Chancellor Kelly Damphousse announces. read more >
Education / Nonprofits

Windgate Foundation Gives $6.4M Grant to A-State

The Windgate Foundation awards a $6.4 million grant to Arkansas State University in Jonesboro for arts education and scholarships. read more >
Arkansas State University College of Agriculture Building
Agriculture & Poultry / Education

A-State College of Agriculture Receives $500K Grant

The College of Agriculture at Arkansas State University has been awarded a $500,000 Arkansas Meat and Poultry Processing grant to expand and improve laboratory space devoted to livestock research. read more >
Lonnie Williams
Education

Lonnie Williams Named Vice Chancellor at A-State

Lonnie Williams has been named vice chancellor for diversity and community engagement at Arkansas State University, effective Jan. 4. read more >
Blake Anderson
Education / Tourism

Blake Anderson Resigns as Head Football Coach at A-State

Blake Anderson, head football coach at Arkansas State University in Jonesboro, has resigned to accept the same position with another NCAA Football Bowl Subdivision program. read more >
From left: Kevin Hufstedler, community bank president of Arvest Bank in Northeast Arkansas, presents a $10,000 check from the bank's foundation to A-State Chancellor Kelly Damphousse.
Banking & Finance / Education / Nonprofits

Arvest Gives $10K to A-State Foundation

The Arkansas State University Foundation has received a $10,000 donation from the Arvest Foundation. read more >
Kelly Damphousse, chancellor of Arkansas State University.
Education

Arkansas State University to Shift to Mostly Online Classes

Arkansas State University says it will shift to mostly online instruction as new coronavirus cases are hitting record levels in the state. read more >
Education

ASU System Trustees Vote to Sell RidgePoint Home

The Arkansas State University System Board of Trustees approve the $430,000 sale of a house in Jonesboro previously used as a chancellor’s residence. read more >
Kelly Damphousse, chancellor of Arkansas State University.
Education

ASU Enrollment Shows Signs Of Health Despite Pandemic

It may not be much of a surprise that in the midst of a global pandemic, Arkansas State University’s fall enrollment is down from a year ago. What may be surprising is how little the enrollment actually dropped. read more >
Rendering of the interior of the Center for Three-Dimensional Arts at Arkansas State University.
Construction / Education

Renderings of A-State’s New $6.7M Arts Center Released

Construction of the Center for Three-Dimensional Arts at Arkansas State University is now underway. read more >
Agriculture & Poultry / Banking & Finance / Education / Manufacturing / Public Companies

A-State, Companies Offer Employees Help With Furthering Their Education

Four companies have partnered with Arkansas State University to help their employees who want to earn credit hours toward a degree. read more >
Kade Holliday, the former Craighead County clerk, made a commitment of $500,000 to establish jazz studies programs at Arkansas State University. That was before he was accused of embezzling $1.6 million from the county, which is suing to get its money back.
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Kade Holliday: Former County Clerk Accused of Fraud, All That JazzLock Icon

Five weeks after allegations surfaced that former Craighead County Clerk Jacob “Kade” Holliday had embezzled more than $1.6 million from taxpayers, another purported victim was still looking for answers. read more >
Charles Welch
Government & Politics

ASU System Board Keeps Tuition Flat, Cuts Expenses

The Arkansas State University System said its institutions will keep tuition and fees steady this fall while cutting budgeted expenses by 5%. read more >

7 Arkansas State Athletes Positive for COVID-19, No Symptoms

Seven Arkansas State athletes tested positive for COVID-19 and are self-isolating for 14 days, chancellor Kelly Damphousse announced Thursday. read more >
Delta Center for Economic Development
Education / Nonprofits

A-State’s Delta Center to Help Process Forgivable COVID-19 Loans

The Arkansas 30 Day Fund and Arkansas State University announced Thursday a partnership to help Arkansas small businesses struggling as a result of COVID-19. read more >
Charles Welch

ASU System Drives Toward In-Person Classes This Fall

Arkansas State University System President Chuck Welch says the system aims to return to in-person classes on campuses this fall. read more >