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Governor, Business Leaders Form New Innovation Council

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/12/2019 2:58 pm

Key leaders from Arkansas businesses, research universities, philanthropic organizations and state agencies will form the new Arkansas Innovation Council at Gov. Asa Hutchinson’s request.

College of the Ouachitas Board Votes to Join ASU System

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/6/2019 4:28 pm

The College of the Ouachitas Board of Trustees voted unanimously Tuesday to join the Arkansas State University System.

ASU Underscores Journalism With New School

by Todd Traub 12/12/2018 2:33 pm

Arkansas State University is putting the "J" back in journalism. The university has announced a board of trustees-approved resolution to create the School of Media & Journalism as an area of excellence within the College of Liberal Arts & Communication.

Governor Releases $500K to Fund ASU Efficiency Study

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/10/2018 1:04 pm

Gov. Asa Hutchinson is releasing $500,000 in state discretionary money to the Arkansas State University System to help fund its "Accelerate ASU" efficiency study.

Centennial Bank, Johnny Allison Donate $10M to A-State Athletics

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 12/11/2017 2:44 pm

Arkansas State University renames the football field and names a planned athletics operations center following donations of $5 million each by Centennial Bank and the family of Johnny Allison.

ASU Trustees Approve Lease For $29M North End Zone Project

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 11/20/2017 1:02 pm

The Arkansas State University Board of Trustees in a special meeting Monday approved a lease that will kick-start the $29 million north end zone expansion project at Centennial Bank Stadium on the Jonesboro campus.

ASU Board Approves Chancellor, Projects, Budget, Tuition Hike

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/8/2017 3:23 pm

The Arkansas State University Board of Trustees approves the appointment of Kelly Damphousse as the next chancellor for the flagship Jonesboro campus.

ASU Trustees Approve Operations Agreement for New Campus in Mexico

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/24/2017 3:49 pm

The Arkansas State University Board of Trustees on Friday approved an updated 10-year collaboration agreement with a nonprofit partner of A-State that is building a $100 million, 800,000-SF campus in Queretaro, Mexico.

Arkansas State University System Chief Gets $10K Raise

by Associated Press 12/12/2016 7:14 am

The president of the Arkansas State University system is getting a $10,000 raise and a one-year contract extension.

A-State President Chuck Welch Gains Seat on National Board (Movers & Shakers)

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

Charles “Chuck” Welch, president of the Arkansas State University System, based in Little Rock, has been elected to the board of the American Association of State Colleges & Universities for 2017.

Former ASU Chancellor Repays Reimbursement for Mexico Lodging

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/7/2016 1:44 pm

Former Arkansas State Chancellor Tim Hudson repaid the $1,671.92 he was reimbursed for lodging in Mexico after an internal audit revealed that the expense had already been covered.

ASU: More Than 1,000 Interested in Mexico Campus

by Associated Press 11/7/2016 7:13 am

Arkansas State University officials say more than 1,000 students have expressed interest in attending the school's Mexico campus when it opens for the fall 2017 semester.

A-State Chief’s Move to Little Rock the Right Decision (Feedback)

by Bryce Goad 9/12/2016 12:00 am

A Jonesboro reader asks if with no Little Rock presence, would the Arkansas State University System still have a powerful presence in central Arkansas, and would it have experienced the student enrollment growth from that area?

ASU Board Approves Construction of Hotel, Convention Center, Dorms

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/26/2016 3:38 pm

Two public-private partnerships approved Friday by the Arkansas State University board of trustees will allow development of an upscale hotel and convention center and expand student housing.

Karla Fisher Named Chancellor at ASU-Beebe

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/3/2015 12:32 pm

Arkansas State University System President Charles Welch on Thursday named Karla Fisher the next chancellor of ASU-Beebe.

Adjunct Professors’ Low Pay A Savings For Colleges

by Mark Friedman 10/19/2015 12:00 am

Arkansas Business surveyed more than a dozen public colleges and universities across the state and found adjunct salaries paid generally between $2,000 and $2,500 at four-year schools.

Emails: Osteopathic Association Opposed Jonesboro Location

by Mark Friedman 8/31/2015 12:00 am

The Arkansas Osteopathic Medical Association spent more than a year opposing the establishment of an osteopathic medical school on the campus of Arkansas State University.

ASU System Names Debra West Mid-South Chancellor

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/5/2015 3:21 pm

Arkansas State University System President Charles Welch announced Friday the selection of Debra West as chancellor of the ASU Mid-South campus.

Arkansas State Board of Trustees Approve Tuition Increase

by Associated Press 5/11/2015 7:08 am

The Arkansas State University Board of Trustees has approved tuition and fee increases at its meeting in Jonesboro.

Arkansas State Down to 4 for Mid-South Chancellor

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/6/2015 10:08 am

Arkansas State University System President Charles L. Welch said Tuesday that the university has chosen four candidates to interview for chancellor at Arkansas State University Mid-South.