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.