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Dean B. Ellis Clock Tower

Academic Affairs & Research

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 8 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 A-State is privileged to serve.

AAR Mission Statement

The mission of Academic Affairs and Research at Arkansas State 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.

Welcome from the Provost

Calvin White speaks at Commencement

Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor Dr. Calvin White, Jr. welcomes to the faculty at the 2023 Fall Faculty Conference in Fowler Center's Riceland Hall.

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Contact Academic Affairs & Research


Phone: 870-972-2030
Fax: 870-972-2036

Postal Address:
PO Box 179
State University, AR  72467