Key Communications

Chancellor Steinmetz

An Important Message

All University of Arkansas students should read this. Thanks to South Carolina’s President @HarrisPastides: #WhatsMyName.

Sexual Awareness Month

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.

U of A Plays Vital Role in Economic Development of Arkansas

A recent report revealed the University of Arkansas had an economic impact in excess of $2.2 billion on the state of Arkansas.

Fall Commencement 2018

For whatever challenges our society or our planet faces, I believe education is and always will be the answer.

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.”

Winter Commencement 2017

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.

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.

NEA, NEH valuable investments

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.

Chancellor Address Campus Safety Concerns

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.

March for Science Excerpt

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.

Towers of Old Main Celebration

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.