Academic News

UAM Ranked 8th In The "Best Bang for the Buck" Southern Colleges Category by Washington Monthly

MONTICELLO, AR - The University of Arkansas at Monticello has been ranked number 8 in the "Best Bang for the Buck Southern Colleges" category for 2018 by Washington Monthly magazine. The rankings are based on a number of criteria according to a news release from Washington Monthly, including cost of attendance, earnings of graduates, load repayment rates, strong student outcomes, a commitment to social mobility and the percentage of first-generation students.

New Board of Visitors Appointed

MONTICELLO, AR - Nine individuals representing a cross section of finance, education and business have been appointed to the Board of Visitors at the University of Arkansas at Monticello. The board was approved by the UA System Board of Trustees and will serve in an advisory capacity to the UAM campus.

Sylvia Miller Is New UAM Registrar

MONTICELLO, AR - Sylvia Miller, assistant registrar of enrollment and registration services at Georgia State University, has been appointed registrar at the University of Arkansas at Monticello. Miller replaces Carol Dolberry, who retired recently from the UAM staff.

UAM Schools of Forestry and Natural Resources / Agriculture Merge To Form College of Forestry, Agriculture and Natural Resources

MONTICELLO, AR - The University of Arkansas at Monticello is merging its academic programs in agriculture, forestry and natural resources. The School of Forestry and Natural Resources and the School of Agriculture will now be the College of Forestry, Agriculture and Natural Resources. The merger was formally approved recently by the UA System Board of Trustees.

UAM To Host Freshman Preregistration Sessions June 11-12, Transfer Preregistration June 13

MONTICELLO, AR - The University of Arkansas at Monticello will hold two preregistration sessions for incoming freshmen June 11 and 12, according to Tawana Greene, director of admissions. Both sessions begin with registration at 12:30 p.m. in the John F. Gibson University Center. Only students who have applied for admission and have received notification may preregister on those dates. Sessions for parents will provide information regarding the Family Educational Right to Privacy Act (FERPA), academic programs, financial aid, student programs and activities, residence life, campus safety and services, and information technology.

Dr. Moses Goldmon Is UAM's New Vice Chancellor for Student Engagement

MONTICELLO, AR - Dr. Moses V. Goldmon is coming home. A star wide receiver on the University of Arkansas at Monticello football team in the early 1980's, Goldmon is returning to his alma mater as vice chancellor for student engagement. The appointment was announced today by UAM Chancellor Karla Hughes.

Dr. Marsha Clayton Is New Dean Of The UAM School Of Business

MONTICELLO, AR - Dr. Marsha Clayton, a long-time member of the faculty at the University of Arkansas at Monticello, has been named dean of the UAM School of Business, according to Dr. Peggy Doss, vice chancellor for academic affairs.

Alex Becker Named Vice Chancellor For Finance And Administration

MONTICELLO, AR - Alex Becker of Monticello is the newest member of the senior leadership team at the University of Arkansas at Monticello. Becker was recently appointed vice chancellor for finance and administration where he will serve as the institution's chief financial officer.