The Board of Trustees of Southern Arkansas University is responsible for the educational mission and fiscal policies of the University. Together, trustees set the direction of the university, ensure Southern Arkansas University’s continued well-being and work to sustain its foundation of excellence.
The Board meets on a regular basis, receives reports presented by the president and vice presidents, listens to input from key stakeholders, and deliberates to determine the broad courses of action for the University. The Board has state authority and fiduciary responsibility to ensure that its actions promote the best interest of the University. Board members have responsibilities to adhere to the University’s code of ethics, which identifies situations creating conflict of interest, and to complete state-required financial disclosures.
- SAU Board honors three important constituents
Three important members of the Southern Arkansas University family were honored at Tuesday’s Board of Trustees meeting, including a retired teacher alumnus who has gifted more than $2 million to SAU Engineering; an SAU professor since 2001 with a distinguished record of teaching, research and public service; and a Board member who has served multiple... Read Mor […]
- Governor names Jackson to SAU Board of Trustees
Gov. Asa Hutchinson has announced the appointment of Charley Jackson of Camden to the Board of Trustees of Southern Arkansas University. Jackson will replace Edgar Lee who has served two consecutive terms on the SAU Board starting in 2009. Jackson’s appointment expires Jan. 14, 2024. “In order to keep SAU Magnolia in its esteemed position... Read Mor […]
- SAU Board of Trustees approves sidewalk resolution, bond refinancing
The Southern Arkansas University Board of Trustees met Wednesday, April 18, 2018, to discuss a short agenda that included a sidewalk resolution presented by Dr. Trey Berry, president of SAU, and a bond resolution and auxiliary refunding, presented by Shawana Reed, Vice-President of Finance. Trustee David Nelson attended the meeting on the SAU campus. Edgar... Read Mor […]
- SAU Board approves bond for new residence hall
The Southern Arkansas University Board of Trustees approved on Tuesday a bond proposal in the amount of $7.9 million through the Alumni Association for the construction of a new student residence hall that will help the University meet continued enrollment growth projections. The Board also approved a separate bond proposal in the amount of $6.2... Read Mor […]