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A-State Closed on Jan. 16 due to winter precipitation.

Arkansas State University is closed today, Tuesday, Jan. 16, due to winter precipitation. All winter response staff members are requested to report to their duty stations.

Overnight, snow fall made conditions for students, faculty and staff hazardous.

"Our administrative team determined the snowfall was going to be heavier than forecast and while today was scheduled to be the first day of class for the spring 2018 semester, I've decided it is best that we cancel classes for today," Chancellor Kelly Damphousse said.

All classes at the Jonesboro and Paragould locations are cancelled. Online classes continue.

While offices and classes are closed, university residential life areas continue to operate to support the on-campus student population.

Important Updates

  • The American Spiritual Ensemble will perform at Fowler Center's Riceland Hall tonight at 7:30pm.
  • For students living on-campus, Acansa Dining Hall will operate under "brunch hours" with service from 10:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and then 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
  • ETS testing candidates that were scheduled for today should contact the Testing Center in the Reng Student Union at 972-2038 when A-State reopens and they will assist with rescheduling.
  • The Red WOLF Center will open today on winter weather hours of noon until 5 p.m.
  • Dean B. Ellis Library is closed all day today.

For updates on A-State events, please check the university’s official website AState.edu or social media feeds, Facebook.com/ArkansasState or @ArkansasState on Twitter.

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Jill Simons

 

Dr. Jill Simons

Associate Vice Chancellor for Undergraduate Studies

Phone: (870) 972-3574

 

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Heather Brake

 

Heather Brake

Assistant Director for Residence Education

Phone: 870-972-2042

 

Lance G. Bryant

 

Dr. Lance G. Bryant

Associate Dean of College of Education and Behavioral Science

Professor, Physical Education Teacher Education

Phone: (870) 680-8101

Office: HPESS Complex, 233

 

Carl Cates

 

Dr. Carl Cates

Dean

College of Liberal Arts and Communication

Phone: 870-972-3973

Office: Humanities & Social Sciences, 1002

 

Terry Finney

 

Terry Finney

Assistant Vice Chancellor for Enrollment Services

Phone: 870-972-2310

Office: Reng Student Union, 2078

 

Maurice Gipson

 

Dr. Maurice Gipson

Assistant Vice Chancellor for Diversity

Office: Administration Building, 238A

 

Anne Grippo

 

Dr. Anne Grippo

Interim Dean

Professor of Biology

Phone: 870-972-3493

Office: Lab Science West, 552

 

Russ Hannah, Ed.D.

 

Russ Hannah, Ed.D.

Associate Vice Chancellor for Business and Finance

CPA, CGMA, CGFM

Phone: 870-972-3303

Office: Administration Building, 222

 

Shane Hunt

 

Dr. Shane Hunt

R.M. “Bob” Wood Endowed Professor in Sales Leadership and Professor of Marketing

 

Melissa Jackson

 

Melissa Jackson

Director

Wilson Advising Center

Phone: 870-972-3001

 

Donald (Bud) Kennedy

 

Dr. Donald (Bud) Kennedy

Associate Dean

Professor of Animal Science

Phone: (870) 972-3704

Office: Agriculture, 227

 

Erin Lynn

 

Erin Lynn

Academic Advisor

Phone: (870) 972-3574

Office: Dean B. Ellis Library, 143

 

Bill Smith

 

Dr. Bill Smith

Associate Vice Chancellor for Marketing and Communications

Phone: (870) 972-2169

Office: Administration Building, 103

 

Martha Spack

 

Martha Spack

Director of Leadership Center

Phone: 870-972-2056

Office: Reng Student Union, 2067

 

Stacy Walz

 

Dr. Stacy Walz

Chair, Clinical Laboratory Science

Associate Professor of Clinical Laboratory Science

Phone: (870) 680-8596

Office: Eugene W. Smith Hall, 101A

 

Jim Washam

 

Dr. Jim Washam

Associate Dean of Undergraduate Programs

Associate Professor of Finance

Phone: 870-972-3960

Office: Business, 101B

 

Karen J. Wheeler

 

Dr. Karen J. Wheeler

Sr. Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs

Phone: (870) 972-2030