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Steering Committee

Chancellor Kelly Damphousse has appointed the following members for Arkansas State University’s Strategic Plan Steering Committee.



Len Frey


Dr. Len Frey

Executive Vice Chancellor for Finance & Administration

Professor of Management

Phone: 870-972-3303
Office: Administration Building, 222


Co-Facilitators for the Public Forums Phase


Summer Deprow


Dr. Summer Deprow

Assistant Vice Chancellor for Assessment & Accreditation

Phone: (870) 972-2030

Office: Administration Building, 202J


Russ Hannah, Ed.D., CPA, CGMA, CGFM


Russ Hannah, Ed.D., CPA, CGMA, CGFM

Senior Associate Vice Chancellor for Finance

Associate Chief Financial Officer

Phone: 870-972-3303

Office: Administration Building, 222


Committee Roster

Sorted alphabetically by last name.


Tom Bowen


Tom Bowen

Vice Chancellor for Intercollegiate Athletics


Jon Carvell


Jon Carvell

Staff Senate President

Phone: 870-680-4705

Office: Safety Officer


Erika Krennerich Chudy


Dr. Erika Krennerich Chudy

Vice Chancellor of Advancement

Director of Planned Giving

Phone: (870) 972-2941

Office: Cooper Alumni Center


Susan Hanrahan


Dr. Susan Hanrahan

Dean of Nursing & Health Professions

Professor of Physical Therapy

Phone: (870) 972-3112

Office: CONHP, 201C


Loretta Neal McGregor


Dr. Loretta Neal McGregor

Immediate Past President of Faculty Senate

Professor of Psychology

Phone: (870) 972-3064

Office: Education, 309


William McLean


Dr. William McLean

Associate Professor of Political Science

Department Chair

Phone: (870) 972-2104

Office: HSS, 3007


Tom Risch


Dr. Tom Risch

Vice Provost for Research & Technology Transfer and Executive Director of ABI

Professor of Animal Ecology

Phone: 870-972-3333

Office: Arkansas Biosciences Institute, 102


Thillainatarajan (Thilla) Sivakumaran


Dr. Thillainatarajan (Thilla) Sivakumaran

Vice Chancellor for Global Engagement and Outreach

Interim Vice Chancellor for Enrollment Management

Office: Administration Building, 104E


Bill Smith


Dr. Bill Smith

Chief Communications Officer

Phone: (870) 972-2169

Office: Administration Building, 103


Martha Spack


Dr. Martha Spack

Dean of Students

Phone: 870-972-2048

Office: Reng Student Union, 2067


Erika Tuck


Erika Tuck

SGA President


Alan Utter


Dr. Alan Utter

Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Research

Phone: 972-2030

Office: Administration Building, 202D