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Historian, SAU president appointed chancellor at Henderson State University

BY: - November 1, 2023

Trey Berry, a historian and the current Southern Arkansas University president, was appointed Wednesday to begin leading Henderson State University next year. Arkansas State University System President Chuck Welch tapped Berry to start as Henderson State’s chancellor on Jan. 1. Henderson State merged into the ASU System in 2021 after financial mismanagement left the school […]

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University of Arkansas board plans to offer president two-year contract extension

BY: - July 6, 2023

The University of Arkansas System Board of Trustees agreed on Thursday to offer President Donald Bobbitt a two-year extension when his contract expires on Dec. 31.  Bobbitt has led the state’s largest higher education system since November 2011 and was paid just over $511,000 in fiscal year 2022, according to UA System records. Bobbitt’s annual […]