University of Arkansas launches new chancellor search

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) – The University of Arkansas has begun its search for the next Chancellor with the launch of a search website, which includes the job description, an overview of the phases of the search process and more relevant information, a press release announced.

The search committee, which includes faculty, staff, alumni and supporters of the university, has been meeting regularly since February, the university said to develop the job description and general framework for the search process.

He will also advise University of Arkansas System President Donald R. Bobbitt when considering nominations.

This is an exciting milestone in the search as we publicly share our vision for our next chancellor for the first time and begin to search for the best person to lead the university in the future. I thank all the members of the search committee and those we have consulted thus far for their thoughtful approach and wisdom every step of the way.

Kim Needy, Chair of the Chancellor’s Search Committee and Dean of the College of Engineering

All members of the campus community will have the opportunity to provide feedback regarding applicants later in the search.

Acting Chancellor Charles F. Robinson has led the campus since his appointment by Bobbitt in August 2021.

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