Town Hall Forums, reservations due at noon today
The process for
selecting a chancellor for the
Jonesboro campus will
include a series of Town Hall Forums where students, faculty, staff
and other interested individuals may provide input into the
selection. Interested persons should register by 12 noon today for one of 17 Town Hall
Forums scheduled for this Wednesday through Friday. Click on
Chancellor Search to access the web page to register; click on
NewsPage to review a news release
about the process.
Chancellor Search Advisory
Members of the Chancellor Search Advisory
Committee are being announced today. Academic representatives are:
Dr. Chuck Carr, department chair, English and Philosophy;
Dr. Jerry Farris, associate dean of the College of Sciences and
Mathematics; Dr. Dick Freer, vice president of the Faculty Senate
and associate professor of social work; Dr. Ruth Hawkins, director
of Delta Heritage Initiatives; Dr. Veda McClain, department chair,
Teacher Education; Dr. Jeff Pittman, associate professor of
accounting and law; Dr. Andy Sustich, dean of the Graduate School;
Dr. Tina Teague, professor of entomology and plant science; and
Nonie Wiggins, assistant professor of nursing and faculty athletics
committee representative; Staff representatives are Tammy Fowler,
interim director of admissions, Victor Hill, president of Staff
Senate and counselor in Financial Aid, and Dr. J. W. Mason,
associate vice chancellor for finance and administration.
Student representatives are Tiffany Frazier, vice president of the
SGA, and Jason Smith, a master's program student. Community
representatives are Rosalie Barber, Marilyn Hummelstein, Ben Owens
and Harold Perrin. Dr. Glen Jones, assistant to the president
for diversity initiatives, is serving as chair.
Dr. Gail Hudson named department chair
Gail Hudson, professor of marketing, has been named department
chair for marketing and management in the College of Business.
Dr. Hudson came to ASU in 1985 as a
marketing professor, after a couple of years at Freed Hardeman
College in Tennessee. She teaches marketing, marketing
research, health care and direct marketing, several Internet courses
as well as an occasional statistics course. In addition, she has
served on numerous university and search committees. Dr. Hudson holds a
bachelor's degree in economics, an MBA from ASU and a Ph.D. in
marketing from the University of Alabama. Congratulations to Dr.
L. Powell, USA (Ret.) tickets on sale
The Liberty Bank Distinguished Lecture Series will present a lecture
by Gen. Colin L. Powell, USA (Ret.) on Thursday, April 13. His 7:30 p.m.
address on Diplomacy: Persuasion, Trust, and Values will be
in Riceland Hall of Fowler Center. Tickets are now on sale for the
lecture at $50 each. They may be purchased by calling University
Advancement at 972-3362. In addition, a limited number of seats are
available for the VIP dinner, which will be held from 5:15 – 6:15
p.m. prior to the lecture. Tickets for the VIP dinner include
dinner, the lecture and a copy of his book My American
Journey. Tickets are $100 for the VIP dinner, which will be held
in the Hames Room of the Convocation Center.
For a news
release about Powell's visit, see the
Brown Bag Lecture is Wednesday
The College of Humanities and
Social Science will kick off the 2006 Brown Bag Lecture Series on
Wednesday at 2 p.m. in room 216 of Wilson Hall. The lecture, What to do with Inappropriate, Racist and Ethnic Humor, will be
by Dr. Michael Cundall, Philosophy.
Preview Day deemed a huge success
Last Wednesday, ASU
hosted Preview Day for high seniors and their parents with more than
550 students attending, along with nearly 200 parents. These
students were from Arkansas, Tennessee and Missouri and as far away
as Illinois. They attended sessions on financial aid, scholarships,
residence life, and admissions, in addition to browsing through the
academic and student life expo. The last Preview Day will be held on
Thursday, March 30.
Wednesday, Feb. 15, is the priority deadline for all ASU
scholarships. All students applying for scholarships should submit a
scholarship application and complete the admissions requirements
prior to that date.
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