University of Arkansas System President Dr. Donald R. Bobbitt today announced that Charles F. Robinson, Ph.D., currently provost and executive vice chancellor for Academic and Student Affairs at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, has been named interim chancellor at the flagship campus beginning Aug. 16.
U of A System President Bobbitt outlined plans for future campus leadership, appointing counsel Bill Kincaid as acting chancellor while Bobbitt plans visits with stakeholders to identify best person to lead the campus.
Chancellor Steinmetz shares requests and introduces new initiatives in letter to UA System President Don Bobbitt.
The Presidents’ Alliance on Higher Education and Immigration supports the US Citizenship Act of 2021 and similar legislation.
Hoping for healing and respect for our shared humanity.
Joe Expresses Support
Joe reflects on the campus’ anti-discrimination stance and commitment to belonging
Joe Makes a Statement of Support
Chancellor Steinmetz, Big Red and friends wish campus a safe Spring Break.
Return of Non-Faculty Staff to Campus Expected to Ramp up Now through Summer
Joe Discusses a Range of Issues with Students
Covid-19 Vaccinations Now Available on Campus
Joe Discusses Long-Term Impact of COVID-19 on Students
Celebration of Our 150th Begins Now
Remember the Action Items!
Proposed Legislation Undercuts Academic Freedom
More News on Vaccines
A video Conversation with Anthony DiNicola
Joe Releases a Proclamation
The Latest on Vaccines
Chancellor condemns events in D.C.
An Appeal to Kindness
Let's Finish Strong!
Have a Great Thanksgiving!
Planning for Spring
Voting at Bud Walton
Joe takes stock of the U of A amid the challenges of COVID-19
U of A to stay the course after Thanksgiving
If in doubt, get tested
Thanks for doing your part
When a contract tracer calls
Be accountable, be caring, be part of the solution
Joe ponders the chancellor's role in campus racial climate
A plea for safety before classes begin
Joe provides latest developments
Chancellor Steinmetz addresses messages posted at #BlackAtUark
Joe Reflects on Significance of National Protests
Joe Proposes 10 Action Items
Joe Recognizes Two Outstanding Graduates
Chancellor Steinmetz Announces New Scholarship Program for Transfer Students
All University of Arkansas students should read this. Thanks to South Carolina’s President @HarrisPastides: #WhatsMyName.
This month is an important part of the larger conversation we’re having as both a campus community and as a society about sexual assault, harassment, and misconduct and how we end it.
A recent report revealed the University of Arkansas had an economic impact in excess of $2.2 billion on the state of Arkansas.
For whatever challenges our society or our planet faces, I believe education is and always will be the answer.
The Association of American Public and Landgrant Universities featured Chancellor Joe Steinmetz in a recent Q & A
Improving retention rates with microgrants.
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.
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.”
Douglas Adams once said, “I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I ended up where I needed to be.” I want you to end up where you want to be.
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.
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.
There will be changes coming to campus later this year as Act 562 and Act 859 become law and are implemented.
Whether it’s the Walton Family supporting Crystal Bridges or Wallace and Jama Fowler supporting the Arkansas State University’s Fowler Center, there is a tradition in Arkansas of supporting the arts.
Providing a safe and secure environment for students, faculty, staff and campus visitors is vitally important to the University of Arkansas. It’s our highest priority.
Scientific advances are still being made every day on campus, whether they are in power transmission, supply chain logistics, wastewater treatment, music cognition, cancer treatment, or some other field.
Time and again I come back to the notion of how lucky our students and faculty are to have people like our Towers of Old Main – people willing to share the benefits of their hard work with strangers.