Winter Storm: Arkansas State University closed Friday

Published: Dec. 5, 2013 at 5:13 PM CST
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JONESBORO, AR (KAIT)-- Arkansas State University will close on Friday, Dec. 6, due to the impending winter weather.  A-State is open for the rest of Thursday's normal schedule.

"With the forecast for significant winter weather, we believe it is in the best interest of our students, faculty and staff to be proactive," Chancellor Tim Hudson said.

All Thursday final exams, including Thursday evening exams, will be conducted as scheduled according to university Provost Lynita Cooksey.

The Jonesboro offices will be closed starting Friday morning, as well as offices at the Paragould campus.

Final exams set for Friday, Dec. 6, are rescheduled for Wednesday, Dec. 11.

Graduation for A-State students on the Beebe campus originally set for Friday evening is postponed.  The ASU-Beebe campus is postponing its graduation.

The A-State Music Department's Friday and Saturday evening performances of the Madrigal Feaste are cancelled.

In addition, Sunday's Holiday Spectacular at the Fowler Center is cancelled.