Nov. 4, 2002

This week's highlights:

* Staff Senate's Town Hall meeting, Wednesday, 2:30 p.m.

Lit'l Bita Christmas Arts and Crafts, Nov. 8-10 (Use your ID for free admission Friday afternoon)

Other news 
& information:

Campus News
faculty & staff achievements


Upcoming  Events

Send ideas and information to

ASU Web Resources

ASU Home Page


About ASU

ASU Museum

Dean B. Ellis Library

E-mail Directory

Fowler Center

The Herald

Human Resources

Indian Athletics

Institutional Research

KASU-FM 91.9

Inside ASU 
is published  by the
Office of University

Inside ASU Archive

University Communications
Admin Bldg. 102
fax (870) 972-3069

2 Town Hall meetings in November
Recent e-mails have informed the university community of two upcoming Town Hall meetings.  The formats are similar, but the sessions will be different.  Note the dates: the Staff Senate-sponsored town hall meeting will be Wednesday, Nov. 6, at 2:30 p.m.  The Academic Affairs-sponsored Town Hall meeting will be Thursday, Nov. 14, at 3 p.m.  These are great opportunities for you to become more informed about your institution.

Academic Affairs Staff starts Support Group
Support staff members in Academic Affairs have been working since May to establish a Support Group, complete with committee structure and appropriate goals.  Effective communications with other campus units and mentoring to help new staff are two of their goals.  The group is staying up to date through its list-serve.  Read more details about this group's initiatives.

SGA's Oliver makes pitch for funding, raises, to Legislators
Sach Oliver, president of the Student Government Association, asked for restored state funding and faculty raises in a presentation to the Legislative Council/Joint Budget Committee's fall budget hearing Wednesday in Little Rock.  The Jonesboro Sun reported that his persuasiveness and passion earned this comment from Sen. Bill Gwatney, "That's the governor in 2026." Dr. Les Wyatt, president, and other university officials provided additional comments and answered lawmakers' questions.

Business Center leader receives award
Herb Lawrence, director of the Small Business Development Center, has been awarded "State Star" by the National Association of Small Business Development Centers for his exemplary work.  Read about this and other recent faculty and staff achievements in Campus News.
Save Our Treasures  funds work at Lakeport Plantation
ASU President Les Wyatt has been notified by the U.S. Department of the Interior that the Save Our Treasures program has awarded a $320,000 matching grant to restore and preserve the Lakeport Plantation Home at Lake Village.  The program is administered by the National Park Service of the U.S. Department of the Interior.  Congratulations to Dr. Ruth Hawkins and the Arkansas Delta Byways staff for their work which resulted in this major grant.  It was one of 80 chosen from 389 applications.

Lecture~Concert Series presents 'Simpsons' producer
The Lecture~Concert Series and the College of Communications will present a lecture by Mike Reiss, who produced more than 200 episodes of television's animated hit, "The Simpsons," on Wednesday, Nov. 13. Admission is free.

If you missed your chance to call in your membership pledge during KASU-FM's recent on-air campaign, it's not too late to join.  Call Todd Rutledge at KASU, 972-2200, for more details.  The results of this fall's drive were very good, as many renewals and new members were recorded.

General Election is tomorrow
One more reminder . . . do your civic duty and vote in the General Election.  Polls open at 7:30 a.m.

Back to the top