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Strategic Plan

Building Our Shared Future

Arkansas State is a university that embraced innovation in the past, and how we harness that energy for our future is the heart of the strategic planning initiative.

This is an exciting time in the history of Arkansas State University. We face challenges, but we also have incredible assets. The steering committee looks forward to working together with our campus community to build a vision of our shared future.

Recommended Read

Robot Proof Book CoverTo prepare for this process, our Steering Committee members read an insightful book titled "Robot-Proof," which explains the future of higher education (including the challenges and opportunities that lie before us as an institution). The Dean B, Ellis library has acquired copies to check out, and also available as digital books from Project MUSE or EBSCO.

Latest from the Chancellor


As I discussed in my March 12 email to you, our strategic planning efforts are under way. I wanted to provide you with an update so that everyone knows where we are on the process.

Read my announcement >>