Arkansas State University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative
Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the
achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty, staff,
and administration. In support of this commitment, Arkansas
State invites nominations and applications for the position of
chancellor. The chancellor functions as the chief executive
officer of the A-State campus and reports to the Arkansas State
University System president.
Founded in 1909 and accredited by The Higher Learning Commission
of the North Central Association, the university has maintained its
student-centered teaching tradition while achieving Carnegie R2
status as a national doctoral-granting university. Arkansas
State offers 47 degree programs within 163 major fields of study
across the doctoral, specialist, master, bachelor, and associate
degree levels. A-State Online is the largest provider of
digitally accessible programming in the state of Arkansas.
The Jonesboro campus is host to the first osteopathic medical
school in Arkansas, New York Institute of Technology College of
Osteopathic Medicine at Arkansas State, and operates the first
American-style residential campus in Mexico, A-State Campus
Querétaro. Home to more than 13,000 students, including from
over 50 countries, and more than 100,000 alumni, Arkansas State is
the largest campus of the Arkansas State University System. More
information about Arkansas State can be found at AState.edu, and more information about
the ASU System can be found at ASUSystem.edu.
Arkansas State University seeks a visionary, innovative, and
consensus-building individual to lead the university in its second
century of service. The preferred candidate will have a
sustained record of character and integrity deserving of the public
trust, an earned doctorate or recognized terminal degree, a minimum
of five years of leadership experience in a university setting, a
demonstrable commitment to the ideals of excellence, diversity,
community engagement, and student success, and a successful track
record working in an environment of strong shared governance.
To learn more about the detailed responsibilities of the
chancellor, go to AState.edu/ChancellorSearch.
Review of applications will begin on May 23, 2022, and continue
until the position is filled. Under the provisions of the
Arkansas Freedom of Information Act, applications are subject to
public inspection. The new chancellor will assume office on a
date mutually agreed upon with the System President and Board of
How to Apply
Application materials (to include a letter of interest, a
curriculum vitae, and the names, addresses, telephone numbers, and
e-mail addresses of five references) must be electronically
submitted (MS Word or Adobe PDF) via president@ASUSystem.edu.
All other communications should be directed to:
Executive Assistant to the System President
Phone (870) 933-7903