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Academic Affairs & Research

Students in front of the ASU Student Union

The Office of the Provost is responsible for supporting and overseeing all academic and research matters for the University.

A Sustained Culture of Academic Excellence


Our students are engaged in a wide range of academic pursuits that include degree programs in 160 undergraduate and graduate fields delivered by 11 different colleges. More than 450 full-time faculty members bring exceptional credentials to their craft while providing excellent learning opportunities in a caring and supportive environment for all students.

This combination of expertise and compassion combine to create high-quality academic programs and research opportunities as our dedicated faculty and staff strive continuously to meet the needs of the people ASU is privileged to serve.

AAR Mission Statement

The mission of Academic Affairs and Research at Arkansas State University-Jonesboro is to build and sustain a culture of academic excellence characterized by teaching, scholarship, creative activity, and service supportive of the acquisition of knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary for personal fulfillment, successful careers, and responsible citizenship in an increasingly diverse and global society.