OBU official recommended for Higher Education post | Arkansas Blog

Thursday, January 29, 2015

OBU official recommended for Higher Education post

Posted By on Thu, Jan 29, 2015 at 5:32 PM

A search committee has recommended Brett Powell, vice president for administrative services at Ouachita Baptist University, to succeed Shane Broadway as director of the Arkansas Department of Higher Education. The search group interviewed Powell and two other candidates today — Bernadette Hinkle, an official at West Chester (Pa.) University, and David Wright, a policy chief at the Tennessee Higher Education Commission.

The Higher Education Coordinating Board will consider the recommendation at its meeting Friday.


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