Dr. Biondolillo and Dr. Pearce collaborate
Dr. Kris Biondolillo, Psychology and
Counseling, recently visited the Department of Psychology at
Southern Illinois University in Carbondale as a contributor to an
invited lecture series. Dr. Biondolillo presented recent data
collected in collaboration with Dr. Amy Pearce, Psychology
and Counseling, focusing on the influence of environmental factors
on voluntary self-administration of nicotine by laboratory rats.
receives Lifetime Achievement Award
Dr. Michael B. Dougan,
History, has received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the
Arkansas Historical Association. The award recognizes his lifelong
dedication to the study, teaching and preservation of Arkansas
history. Dr. Dougan, who is retiring this year with 36 years of
service to ASU, received the award last month at the AHA annual
convention in Mountain View.
elected to lead faculty
Accounting, was elected president-elect of the
ASU Faculty Association. In that capacity she will also serve as
chair-elect of the Faculty Senate. Congratulations to Dr. Moore!
For all the latest faculty and
staff achievements, go to Campus News.
Congrats to 2006 Performance
The Performance Awards ceremony was held
Tuesday afternoon in the Auditorium of the Student Union. Award
recipients were recognized along with employees who have 10, 25, 30
and 40 years of service and those employees who are retiring this
year. Winners of the 2006 Performance Awards are pictured here. For
more details, see the NewsPage.
Wednesday, the new city transit system JETS (Jonesboro Economical
Transit System) hosted a Grand Rollout at the Greater Jonesboro
Regional Chamber of Commerce. Through the entire month of May,
individuals may ride the new buses at no cost. Beginning June 1,
fares will be implemented. JETS has three routes across Jonesboro
with numerous stops on each line, including many across campus. See
the stops on the Red Line, the
Blue Line and the
Trustees approves several items
The ASU Board of Trustees
met today on the campus of ASU-Beebe and approved several
items on a lengthy agenda. The board approved the ASU System
fiscal year 2006-2007 operating budgets, as well as tuition increases
for ASU-Jonesboro, Beebe, Mountain Home, Newport, Heber Springs and
Searcy. Several faculty members were approved for
promotion and/or tenure. Upon Dr.
Wyatt's recommendation, the Board agreed to work with faculty
representatives to expedite some revisions to the Faculty Handbook, with
a goal of having the work completed by fall.
Resolutions that were approved for the Jonesboro
- to sell 26.4 acres on the north side of Johnson Avenue
- to enter into an agreement with the City of Jonesboro for the
- to conduct private athletic camps on campus & in university
- to increase undergraduate, graduate, specialist and doctoral
- to revise the Faculty Handbook by adding the description of Staff
Hearing Committee in shared governance structure
- to offer two new types of specialist degrees in special education
- to offer a pre-law emphasis in the Dept. of Economics & Finance
- to offer new minors in religious studies, cognitive science, and
homeland security & emergency management
- to offer a certificate in student affairs
- to discontinue the bachelor of science in health education
- to rename the Department of Speech Communications to the
Department of Communication Studies, as well as the names of degrees
Additionally, numerous other resolutions were approved for ASU-Beebe,
Mountain Home and Newport.
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