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A-State Postpones Thursday Final Exams to Dec. 16


JONESBORO, Ark. — Final examinations scheduled for Thursday afternoon and evening at Arkansas State University have been postponed, officials announced. Provost Dr. Lynita Cooksey acknowledged remaining final exams for today are rescheduled to Wednesday, Dec. 16, A-State’s inclement weather day. 

“The safety of our students, faculty and staff is foremost,” said Chancellor Tim Hudson. “We are grateful for the rapid and professional response by University Police and Jonesboro Police.”

A man with a shotgun was seen near the Carl R. Reng Student Union around 1:35 p.m., and was quickly surrounded by UPD and Jonesboro Police officers. The suspect was taken into custody at 2:45 p.m. No shots were fired and there were no injuries.

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