Dr. Robin Bowen named Arkansas Tech president | Arkansas Blog

Dr. Robin Bowen named Arkansas Tech president


Dr. Robin Bowen was named today as president of Arkansas Tech University in Russellville. She's said to be the first woman to head a four-year public college in Arkansas. Hendrix College has had a woman president.

Bowen succeeds Robert Brown, who retired. She is executive vice president of Fitchburg (Mass.) State University. Her full biography is here. It includes bachelor's from Kansas and a  master's degrees from the University of Arkansas.

Tech has 11,000 students, including a campus in Ozark.

Here's the school announcement.

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