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ASU holding "listening sessions" in hunt for new president

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) – Arkansas State University is reaching out to the community in its search for a new president.

Over the next two weeks the Presidential Search Advisory Committee will hold several public "listening sessions."  Members of the communities in which the sessions will be held are invited to attend to discuss the "characteristics and qualifications desired in a new president."

Florine Tousant Milligan, who chairs the search committee and the ASU Board of Trustees, plans to attend all of the listening sessions.

The first session was held Wednesday, August 11.  The committee met with Jonesboro community leaders at the ASU System Office on East Nettleton.

The scheduled sessions are:

 

  • Jonesboro community leaders, Wednesday, Aug. 11, 5 p.m., ASU System Office, 2004 E. Nettleton Ave., Jonesboro.

 

  • ASU-Beebe (including Searcy, Heber Springs and LRAFB), faculty, staff and students, Tuesday, Aug. 17, 10 a.m., University Café, Student Center.

 

  • Beebe community leaders, Tuesday, Aug. 17, 11 a.m., University Café, Student Center.

 

  • Little Rock community leaders, Tuesday, Aug. 17, 5 p.m., ASU Little Rock Office, 2222 Cottondale Lane, Suite 230.

 

  • Newport community leaders, Wednesday, Aug. 18, 10 a.m., Student Community Center, ASU-Newport.

 

  • ASU-Newport (including Marked Tree and Jonesboro technical centers), faculty, staff and students, Wednesday, Aug. 18, 11 a.m., Student Community Center, ASU-Newport.

 

  • Mountain Home community leaders, Thursday, Aug. 19, 11 a.m., McMullen Lecture Hall, Dryer Hall.

 

  • ASU-Mountain Home, faculty, staff and students, Thursday, Aug. 19, 1 p.m., McMullen Lecture Hall, Dryer Hall.

 

  • ASU-Jonesboro faculty, Monday, Aug. 23, 3 p.m., Student Union Auditorium.

 

  • ASU-Jonesboro staff, Monday, Aug. 23, 4 p.m., Student Union Auditorium.

 

  • ASU-Jonesboro students, Monday, Aug. 23, 5 p.m., Student Union Auditorium.

 

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