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A-State Closing at 1 pm on Wednesday, March 4

Arkansas State University will be closing at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, March 4 due to incoming winter weather. This includes the main campus at Jonesboro and the Paragould center.

For the convenience of students, faculty/staff and the community:
  • The Acansa Dining Hall will be open until 8 p.m.
  • The Red Wolf Center will close at 3 p.m.
  • The Dean B. Ellis Library will close at 1 p.m.
  • GradStock has been rescheduled to March 9, from 9 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. at Cooper Alumni Center.
  • The Testing Center will close at 1 p.m.
  • Tonight's performance of "12 Angry Men" has been cancelled. Contact the Box Office for refund information.
  • NEA Science Fair has been postponed to March 16 at Hames Room, Convocation Center.
  • Communications Day (March 7) has been cancelled.

The university reminds students to monitor their official Arkansas State student email account for information regarding classes, as explained in an announcement from Provost Lynita Cooksey.

For further updates, watch the A-State website at AState.edu and official social media: Facebook.com/ArkansasState and on Twitter @ArkansasState.

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University Communications
(870) 972-3820

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(870) 972-2093

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John Robertson

Department Chair of Accounting & CIT

Professor of Accounting


  • LLM, The University of Alabama (Taxation)
  • JD, Vanderbilt University
  • MBA, Vanderbilt University (Accounting)
  • BA, The University of Tennessee (Anthropology)

Professional Credentials

  • Certified Public Accountant—Tennessee
  • Licensed Attorney—Tennessee

Teaching Specialties

  • Taxation
  • Accounting Information Systems
  • Ethics and Professional Responsibility

Research Interests

  • Taxation
  • Estate and Financial Planning
  • Damages


  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Arkansas and Tennessee Societies of Certified Public Accountants


A second generation CPA, Robertson began his professional career with the Knoxville, Tennessee office of Coopers & Lybrand in 1984. He had 16 years of experience in public accounting before beginning his academic career in 2000. Most of his professional career was spent with firms in and around Nashville, Tennessee working in the areas of taxation, estate and financial planning, and exempt organizations.

John Robertson

Contact Information

P: (870) 972-3038
F: (870) 972-3868


Building: Business
Room: 204

Alternative Contact

Christine Perry
P: (870) 972-3038