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.
- Sronce first recipient of Peoples Bank Endowed Dean’s Chair at Southern Arkansas University
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... Read Mor […]
- SAU Board approves refinancing of bonds for SAU Tech
The SAU Board of Trustees met in a conference call on Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017, to consider an agenda that included a budget resolution and debt restructure, both related to SAU Tech. Attending the meeting at the Magnolia campus were trustees W. Steve Keith, chair, and David Nelson. Present via conference call were Lawrence Bearden,... Read Mor […]
- Retired Air Force One pilot delivers annual lecture at Southern Arkansas University
A large crowd heard stories of heroism and patriotism on Thursday, Oct. 5, as Col. (Ret.) Mark Tillman, the nation’s 12th presidential pilot, delivered the program at the 13th Annual Farmers Bank and Trust Distinguished Speaker Series banquet at the Donald W. Reynolds Campus and Community Center at Southern Arkansas University. Tillman was at the... Read Mor […]
- SAU names its Business Building after Martha and Louis Blanchard
With the help of many of his “co-conspirators,” Dr. Trey Berry, president of Southern Arkansas University, was able to surprise Martha and Louis Blanchard with the unveiling of the new name on the side of SAU’s Business Building. “From this day, Aug. 26, 2017, this facility will always carry your name – the Martha and... Read Mor […]