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.
- Officer training returns to SAU after 28 years
Officer training returns to Southern Arkansas University after 28 years. It is meaningful that this approval comes shortly after Memorial Day 2019, the day we honor those who have served and given the ultimate sacrifice. SAU announced today, after its regularly scheduled Board of Trustees meeting, the beginning of OCS (Officer Candidate School) Guard Officer... Read Mor […]
- 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 […]