Any educational institution that does not strive to reflect the complexity and diversity of our state, nation, and the world, is failing its students and failing its faculty.

View from the Flagship

Q & A with Joe Steinmetz

The Association of American Public and Landgrant Universities featured Chancellor Joe Steinmetz in a recent Q & A

Chronicle Daily Briefing from Thursday, Nov. 29

Improving retention rates with microgrants.

Spring Commencement 2018

There are thousands of paths to graduation – some longer, some shorter, some relatively easy, some fraught with difficulty. The commonality in those paths is a determination to make a difference in your own life and the lives of others.

The Future of the University

There’s an old proverb that says “A vision without a plan is just a dream. A plan without a vision is just drudgery…but a vision with a plan can change the world.”

Get to Know Joe



Perhaps what's most striking about Joe Steinmetz, the University of Arkansas’ chancellor, is just how much he doesn’t act the part.

You would expect someone with such an impressive title before his name to be stiff, formal, serious, and all business. But that’s not Joe.
Get to know more about Joe

Guiding Priorities



A comprehensive public land-grant institution with a mission of teaching and learning, research and discovery, and outreach and engagement including a focus also rooted in the strengths of the institution and attuned to areas for continued growth and improvement.
View the Guiding Priorities