UAFS Announces Search for Chancellor


The University of Arkansas – Fort Smith has identified four finalists for the position of Chancellor. On campus visits are scheduled between March 25, 2019 to April 5, 2019. 


The chancellor is the chief executive officer of the university, reporting to the president of the University of Arkansas System and the Board of Trustees of the University of Arkansas. In accordance with university policy, the chancellor provides leadership for all activities of the university and is accountable for its overall operation and success. The chancellor employs an array of vice chancellors to provide leadership and assistance in all aspects of carrying out the operation and mission of the university.


The purpose of this website is to provide current information about this important search process.  The site includes information such as the position profile, an overview of the process and links to information about the institution and the community. 


The University of Arkansas System, its Board of Trustees, and the Chancellor’s Search Committee are committed to identifying the right person to serve UAFS, the UA System and the region as we work to advance the mission of this institution in the years to come.  The executive search firm of Greenwood/Asher & Associates, Inc., a highly respected search firm that has successfully completed over 2,000 searches and consulting projects, is assisting in the search.  Confidential inquiries, nominations and application materials should be directed to this firm as outlined in the position profile. 


Please see the information related to the finalists on the Finalists for Position page.