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.

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Statement on Grad Tax

I applaud the federal effort to create meaningful tax reform for American citizens. I do wish to caution about the devastating effects treating graduate student waivers as taxable income will have.

Statement on DACA

The University of Arkansas believes strongly that the state of Arkansas and the greater national and global societies are strengthened by educated men and women.

Statement on Concealed Carry Laws

There will be changes coming to campus later this year as Act 562 and Act 859 become law and are implemented.

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.
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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.
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