Search Timeline

Date Milestone
Aug. 23, 2013 Dr. Robert Brown announces that the 2013-14 academic year will be his last as active president at Arkansas Tech.
 
Oct. 4, 2013 Board of Trustees Workshop [Minutes]
 
Oct. 10, 2013  Board of Trustees Retreat [Minutes
 
Oct. 17, 2013  Board of Trustees announces Advisory Committee on Presidential Search. 
 
Oct. 29, 2013 Advisory Committee on Presidential Search meeting [Minutes]

Dec. 12-13, 2013

Arkansas Tech hosts open forums on presidential search, providing faculty, staff and students with an opportunity to meet with consulting firm Academic Search, Inc. [Memorandum] [Minutes]

March 26, 2014 Arkansas Tech announces the four finalists to become the 12th president of the university: Dr. J. William Berry, executive vice president and provost at the University of Dallas; Dr. Robin E. Bowen, executive vice president and provost at Fitchburg State University; Dr. Rex Gandy, provost at Texas A&M University-Kingsville; and Dr. Robert J. Marley, vice president for student success at Montana State University.

March 31-April 1, 2014 Finalist Dr. Robin E. Bowen makes official visits to the Arkansas Tech campuses in Russellville and Ozark.

April 2-3, 2014 Finalist Dr. J. William Berry makes official visits to the Arkansas Tech campuses in Russellville and Ozark.

April 7-8, 2014 Finalist Dr. Rex Gandy makes official visits to the Arkansas Tech campuses in Russellville and Ozark.

April 14-15, 2014 Finalist Dr. Robert J. Marley makes official visits to the Arkansas Tech campuses in Russellville and Ozark.

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