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 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 […]
- Governor names Harrington to SAU Board of Trustees
Gov. Asa Hutchinson has announced the appointment of Monty Harrington of Magnolia to the Board of Trustees of Southern Arkansas University. Harrington replaces W. Steve Keith on the board. His appointment expires Jan. 14, 2023. Keith served as chairman of the board. Harrington graduated from Magnolia High School in 1989 and from SAU in 1993... Read Mor […]
- Southern Arkansas University sees growing enrollment, campus enhancements in fall 2017
Dr. Trey Berry, president of Southern Arkansas University, pointed to many positive developments the campus has experienced in the fall semester of 2017-2018, including a rise in freshman applications for fall 2018 and progress toward a new Doctor of Education degree program in Education Leadership. Berry made the remarks at the meeting of the SAU... Read Mor […]