Jun 21, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
2023-2024 Undergraduate Bulletin

Officers of the University, 2023-2024


CALVIN WHITE, JR., 2023 
-Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Research

B.A., University of Central Arkansas
B.A., University of Central Arkansas
M.A., University of Central Arkansas
Ph.D., University of Mississippi

LEN FREY, 2000 
-Executive Vice Chancellor for Finance and Administration
-Chief Operating Officer
-Professor of Management

B.S., Arkansas State University
M.B.A., Arkansas State University
Ph.D., University of Memphis

ERIKA CHUDY, 2012 
-Vice Chancellor for University Advancement
-Director of Planned Giving

B.S., Arkansas State University
M.B.A., Arkansas State University
Ed.S., Arkansas State University
Ed.D., Arkansas State University

LONNIE R. WILLIAMS, 2003 
-Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Inclusion and Community Engagement

B.S.B.A. University of Arkansas
M.Ed., University of Arkansas
Ed.S., University of Arkansas
Ed.D., University of Arkansas

JEFFREY L. PURINTON, 2022
-Vice Chancellor for Intercollegiate Athletics

B.S., Florida State University
M.S., Florida State University

MARTHA SPACK, 2004
-Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs

B.A., Arkansas Tech University
M.S., Arkansas State University
Ed.D., Arkansas State University

CHRISTOPHER BOOTHMAN, 2010
-Vice Chancellor for Enrollment Management & Global Outreach

B.S., University of Manchester
M.B.A., Arkansas State University 

BILL SMITH, 2012
-Chief Communications Officer

B.A., University of Louisiana Monroe
M.A., University of Louisiana Monroe
Ph.D., University of Arkansas

Division of Academic Affairs and Research, Academic Deans, and Chair of Independent Department

TRAVIS MARSICO, 2010 
-Interim Vice Provost for Research and Technology Transfer
-Interim Executive Director of ABI
-Professor of Botany

B.S., Arkansas Technical University
M.S., University of Arkansas
Ph.D., University of Notre Dame

WILLIAM McLEAN, 2002 
-Associate Vice Chancellor for Faculty Relations
-Associate Professor of Political Science

B.A., Arkansas State University
M.A., Arkansas State University
Ph.D., University of New Orleans

MELANIE WICINSKI, 2022 
-Assistant Vice Chancellor for Assessment and Accreditation
-Accreditation Liaison Officer

B.S. Florida State University
M.S. University of Florida
Ph.D University of South Florida

MICKEY LATOUR, 2020 
-Dean, College of Agriculture
-Professor of Agriculture

B.S., Southeastern Louisiana State University 
M.S., Mississippi State University
Ph.D., Mississippi State University

JIM WASHAM, 1991 
-Dean, Neil Griffin College of Business
-Associate Professor of Finance

B.S., Arkansas State University
M.B.A., Arkansas State University
Ph.D., University of Mississippi

MARY JANE BRADLEY, 1987 
-Dean, College of Education and Behavioral Science
-Associate Professor of Education

B.S.E., Arkansas State University
M.S.E., Arkansas State University
Ed.S., Arkansas State University
Ed.D., Memphis State University

ABHIJIT BHATTACHARYYA, 2019 
-Dean, College of Engineering and Computer Science
-Professor of Mechanical Engineering

B.Tech., Indian Institute of Technology 
M.S., Rutgers University
Ph.D., Rutgers University

​BRAD RAWLINS, 2012
-Interim Dean, College of Liberal Arts and Communication
-Director of School of Media and Journalism
-Professor of Journalism

B.A., Washington State University 
M.A., University of Alabama
Ph.D., University of Alabama

SCOTT GORDON, 2021 
-Dean, Nursing & Health Professions
-Tenured Professor of Exercise Physiology

B.A., Bowdoin College 
M.S., The Pennsylvania State University
Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University

JENNIFER BOULDIN, 2008 
-Interim Dean, College of Sciences and Mathematics
-Professor of Environmental Biology

B.S., University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Ph.D., Arkansas State University

CHERISSE JONES-BRANCH, 2003 
-Dean of Graduate School
-Professor of History

B.A., College of Charleston 
M.A., College of Charleston
Ph.D., The Ohio State University

LTC J. MORGAN WEATHERLY, 2022 
-Chair, Independent Department of Military Science
-Professor of Military Science

B.S., Arkansas State University
M.S.S.I., National Intelligence University

JEFF BAILEY, 1992 
-Director, Library

B.A., Morehead State University
M.L.S., Clarion University of Pennsylvania