ASU Gets New Vice Chancellor - KAIT Jonesboro, AR - Region 8 News, weather, sports

Jonesboro, AR

ASU Gets New Vice Chancellor

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - Cristian Murdock of Dallas, TX has accepted the position of vice chancellor of University Advancement at Arkansas State University.

Murdock assumes his duties at ASU on Sept. 15 after spending the last two years at Southern Methodist University.  He'll oversee ASU's offices of Alumni Relations, University Development, Publications and Creative Services, University Communications and University Relations.

"I am thrilled that following a national search, Cristian Murdock has accepted our offer to become ASU-Jonesboro's new vice chancellor for university advancement," said ASU chancellor Dr. Robert Potts.  "In every development position he has held, he has set new records for fundraising.  I have no doubt that he will do the same here at ASU."

While at SMU, Murdock was executive director of the National Major Giving Program, which is responsible for defining, organizing and maintaining a primary prospect fundraising pool.  He also served in an ambassadorial role with SMU's deans, vice presidents and development staff to determine overall goals and strategic direction for SMU's Second Century Campaign.

Prior to his stint at SMU, Murdock worked in advancement at Union University in Jackson, TN, as the special assistant to the president. 

Murdock is a native of Duncan, OK.  He and his wife, Kerry, have two children, ages 11 and six.

 

  • Region 8 News</span><a class="customMoreLink" href="/Global/category.asp?C=4391" target="_top">More >></a>Region 8 NewsMore>>

  • New traffic patterns installed for student safety

    New traffic patterns installed for student safety

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 8:22 PM EST2018-02-21 01:22:54 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 9:49 PM EST2018-02-21 02:49:32 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Administrators at one Greene County school installed new safety features to help with their traffic pattern.

    Administrators at one Greene County school installed new safety features to help with their traffic pattern.

  • Blind man makes t-shirt rugs for homeless dogs

    Blind man makes t-shirt rugs for homeless dogs

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 7:36 PM EST2018-02-21 00:36:01 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 8:47 PM EST2018-02-21 01:47:12 GMT
    Dale Bradfield (Source: KAIT)Dale Bradfield (Source: KAIT)

    A blind man has made it his mission to take one mans trash and turn it into another's treasure. 

    A blind man has made it his mission to take one mans trash and turn it into another's treasure. 

  • CASA in need of more male volunteers

    CASA in need of more male volunteers

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 6:00 PM EST2018-02-20 23:00:42 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 8:07 PM EST2018-02-21 01:07:02 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Court Appointed Special Advocates or CASA of Northeast Arkansas voiced their need for more male volunteers.

    Court Appointed Special Advocates or CASA of Northeast Arkansas voiced their need for more male volunteers.

Powered by Frankly