Monday, April 25, 2011

Forums set on UA president search

Posted By on Mon, Apr 25, 2011 at 2:26 PM

A reminder that public forums are scheduled Tuesday in Little Rock and Pine Bluff on the search for a new president of the University of Arkansas System.

10 a.m. at UALR's Bailey Alumni Center

2 p.m. at UAPB's 1890 Extension Building

LITTLE ROCK - The Board of Trustees of the University of Arkansas will host public forums Tuesday in Little Rock and Pine Bluff about the search for a new president of the University of Arkansas System.

Board of Trustees Chairman Dr. Carl Johnson will host the forums to give the university community a chance to suggest candidates and provide input on the qualities they’d like to have in the new president. Other UA Trustees will also attend the public forums.

“We want to hear from the constituents of the University of Arkansas System about what type of person they would like to have as our new president,” Johnson said. “This is a very important search for the future of our university and the state of Arkansas. I hope that people will turn out and give us their thoughts on this process.”

The board of trustees is seeking a replacement for current UA System President B. Alan Sugg, who plans to retire once the search is complete.

Public forum schedule:

Tuesday, April 26
- 10:00 a.m. — Little Rock Public Forum
University of Arkansas at Little Rock
Bailey Alumni Center
5800 West 28th Street

- 2:00 p.m. — Pine Bluff Public Forum
University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff
1890 Extension Building
2300 L.A. Prexy Drive

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