Search Committee

Search Committee

The following are members of the search committee for the Dean of the Vice Provost for Research, Innovation, & Economic Development.

  • Drew Kumpuris (Chair)– Cardiologist; Member of the UALR Board of Visitors
  • Joni Lee (co-chair)– Chief Government Relations Officer
  • Jerry Adams – President and CEO of the Arkansas Research Alliance; Member of the UALR Board of Visitors
  • Alex Biris – Director of the Center for Integrative Nanotechnology Sciences; Associate Professor Systems Engineering
  • Cang Ye – Systems Engineering; Associate Professor
  • Tito Viswanathan – Chemistry; Professor
  • Jess Porter – History; Assistant Professor
  • John Miller – Social Work; Associate Professor
  • Theresa M. Beiner – William H. Bowen School of Law, Nadine Baum Professor of Law
  • Dent Gitchell – Rehabilitation Counseling; Associate Professor
  • Joseph R. Bell – Management; Professor
  • Gary Anderson – Systems Engineering; Professor (Representative of Faculty Senate)
  • Anne Liebst – Ottenheimer Library; Director of Technical Services and Technology
  • Jeff Stinson – Director of UALR TechLaunch
  • Tammie L. Cash – Director Office of Research and Sponsored Programs
  • Ashekul Huq – Integrated Computing Ph.D. Student