Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Search committee named for successor to UALR Chancellor Anderson

Posted By on Tue, Jan 12, 2016 at 2:31 PM

University of Arkansas System President Donald Bobbitt has announced the search committee that will consider candidates to succeed the retiring Joel Anderson as chancellor of UALR.

Bob Denman, vice chancellor for advancement at UALR, will chair the committee. A search firm will assist. (Anderson will retire June 30. Bobbitt said he hopes to have a new chancellor before then, though the search won't be limited by that date.

Other members: 

Morril Harriman, member, Board of Trustees of the University of Arkansas
Richard Turner, senior associate athletic director for compliance and student support
Mia Phillips, communications and special projects coordinator
Amber Smith, director, Charles W. Donaldson Scholars Academy
Dr. Ann Bain, dean, College of Education and Health Professions
Dr. Andrew Wright, associate professor of systems engineering; chair, UALR faculty senate
Kelly Olson, associate professor, Bowen School of Law
Dr. Kristin Dutcher Mann, professor of history
Dr. John Kuykendall, interim director, School of Education
Ben Beaumont, senior director of policy and public affairs, UA System
Shanna Morris, staff senate representative
Dr. Dean Kumpuris, member, UALR Board of Visitors
Don Riggin, president, UALR Alumni Board
Greg Flesher, president, George W. Donaghey Foundation
Dr. James Hendren, founding board chair, Arkansas STEM Coalition
Warren Simpson, executive vice president, Stephens Inc.

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