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 new program in International Business
The increasingly global world is demanding graduates that can solve cross-cultural problems and think globally. Southern Arkansas University is satisfying this demand by continuing to diversify their degree offerings with the addition of a BBA in International Business. The approval of this degree program was just one of the items on the agenda for the... Read More
- Farmers Bank & Trust Distinguished Speaker Series to feature former Secret Service agent on Oct. 24, 2019
Former NYPD officer and U.S. Secret Service agent Dan Bongino is scheduled to present at the 15th annual Farmers Bank & Trust Distinguished Speaker Series on Thursday, October 24, 2019, at the Donald W. Reynolds Campus and Community Center at Southern Arkansas University. Tickets are available online at www.saudevelopment.com/fbt, by phone at 870-235-4287, or at... Read More
- 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 More
- 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 More