Finalists

Candidates Named Vice Provost Finalists

Following a national search, finalists have been selected as candidates for vice provost for research, innovation and economic development at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.

Previously candidate Dr. Andrew Myers of Pittsburg State University in Pittsburg, Kansas, visited UALR on June 11-12.

Additional finalists will be visiting campus and information about visiting will be posted here.

Candidate Dr. Tim Atkinson Visit-UALR faculty and staff are cordially invited to attend an open forum with Dr. Tim Atkinson, who is a vice provost candidate for Research, Innovation, and Economic Development. The open forum is scheduled for Tuesday, August 12, 2014 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 noon in Ross Hall 119 (Arkla Room).

Candidate Dr. Steven Youngentob Visit-UALR faculty and staff are cordially invited to attend an open forum with Dr. Steven Youngentob, who is a vice provost candidate for Research, Innovation, and Economic Development. The open forum is scheduled for Wednesday, August 20, 2014 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm in Ross Hall 119 (Arkla Room). Hope you will come and meet Dr. Youngentob.


Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost Zulma Toro appointed Dr. Drew Kumpuris, a Little Rock cardiologist and incoming member of the UALR Board of Visitors, to serve as chair of the campus search committee.

The new vice provost will serve as head of department-based research projects and several unique research centers that provide support for the university and the region. These centers include the Center for Integrative Nanotechnology Sciences; Emerging Analytics Center; and TechLaunch.