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ASU-Beebe Named to List
Published: May 14 2014

Arkansas State University-Beebe has been named to the list of “30+ Promising Places to Work in Student Affairs” by the American College Personnel Association (ACPA) and the publication Diverse: Issues in Higher Education.

The Center for Inclusion, Diversity and Academic Success (IDEAS) at Ohio State University conducted the study to examine the administrative structures, commitment to diversity, and staffing practices of student services departments at participating ACPA member institutions.

The ASU-Beebe Division of Student Services includes Enrollment Management, University Police, Student Success Center, Student Life, TRIO programs, as well as student services at ASU-Heber Springs, ASU-Searcy, and ASU-Little Rock Air Force Base.

Vice Chancellor for Student Services Dr. Deborah Garrett stated in the article that “Part of the division’s commitment to diversity and inclusion is helping our staff understand the different types of students we serve and that one size does not fit all.”

In addition to the ASU-Beebe Student Services receiving above average ratings in many areas, they also received a high rating for advocacy and support of professional development through additional education and opportunities for advancement.  

ASU-Beebe received the national rating along with 29 other two-year and four-year colleges and universities. The list also included Arkansas State University-Jonesboro. To view the entire ratings list published in the March 27 issue of Diverse: Issues in Higher Education, visit the website at www.diverseeducation.com.

ASU-Beebe has campuses in Beebe, Searcy, Heber Springs and the Little Rock Air Force Base, and offers a variety of options for students wanting to pursue an associate’s degree or technical certificate, transfer to a four-year university, or to enter the workforce.

For more information, visit the ASU-Beebe website at www.asub.edu, or call (501) 882-3600.