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  • Sronce first recipient of Peoples Bank Endowed Dean’s Chair at Southern Arkansas University

    Pictured are (Front Row, Left to Right): Chairman of the Board Dr. Clark Fincher, MD/FACP, Board Member Betty Harris, Board Member Dorothy Jeanne Fincher, President/CEO/Board Member Mary Fowler, CLO/Board Member Jamie Waller; (Back Row, Left to Right): SAU Vice President for Development Josh Kee, Board Member Laura Scott, Board Member David Scott, Board Member/CFO Jonathan Baird, Peoples Bank Endowed Chair, Dr. Robin Sronce, SAU President Dr. Trey Berry, Provost Dr. David Lanoue, and Board Member/EVP/COO Jill McClinton

    Dr. Trey Berry, president of Southern Arkansas University, announced that Dr. Robin Sronce, dean of the David F. Rankin College of Business, has been named as the first recipient of the Peoples Bank Endowed Dean’s Chair. Sronce became dean July 5, 2017, coming to SAU from Drury University in Springfield, Mo., where she served as dean of the Breech School of Business and as associate professor of management.

    Berry said this is the first endowed dean’s chair at a public university south of Little Rock.

    “I am honored to be the inaugural holder of the Peoples Bank Endowed Dean’s Chair at the Rankin College of Business,” Sronce stated. “Support from the business community is important for a successful, thriving business college, and we appreciate Peoples Bank’s commitment to business education.  Funding from this chair will be used to broaden our ability to engage with the community and region.” (more…)

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