Reyes to Become Dean at West Virginia University

Javier Reyes
Russell Cothren

Javier Reyes

FAYETTEVILLE -- Javier Reyes, vice provost for distance education at the University of Arkansas, has accepted a position as dean of the College of Business and Economics at West Virginia University, effective July 1, 2016.

Reyes has led the U of A’s Global Campus since 2012 and has served as the associate dean for Undergraduate Studies and Executive Education at the Sam M. Walton College of Business, for a second time, since spring 2015.  Reyes joined the university in 2003 as an assistant professor in Walton College.

“We are happy for Dr. Reyes and congratulate him for being chosen for the position of dean of the College of Business and Economics at West Virginia University,” said Provost Ashok Saxena. “During his time at the University of Arkansas, he has established himself as a highly accomplished professor and academic leader. He will definitely be missed. Under his leadership, the Global Campus very significantly expanded its reach both in numbers and prestige. We look forward to building on the solid foundation he developed as we continue to enhance our online degree programs and resources in the future.”

Saxena will be meeting with Global Campus staff soon to begin transition planning.

Reyes, who will continue in his current role until June 30, will help ensure a smooth transition in leadership by assisting with the process over the coming months.

Contacts

Mark Rushing, assistant vice chancellor
University Relations
479-575-5555, markr@uark.edu


Editor-selected comments will be published below. No abusive material, personal attacks, profanity, spam or material of a similar nature will be considered for publication.

comments powered by Disqus

Headlines

"Lights! Camera! Arkansas!" Comes to Crystal Bridges Summer Film Series

U of A faculty to present an in-depth look at movies with an Arkansas connection, from the artful to the awful.

Fleischer Scholars Present Business Plans for Entrepreneurial Projects

Twenty-five high school students from Arkansas recently spent one week on campus to learn about entrepreneurship, business plans, presentations, teamwork and community improvement projects.

Wali Caradine, First African-American Graduate of the Fay Jones School, Passes Away

Wali Caradine Jr., an architect and alumnus of the Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design at the University of Arkansas, passed away July 10, 2017, in Little Rock. He was 68.

Recent U of A Graduate Now Working for Sen. John Boozman

Jace Motley, of Conway, graduated from Fulbright College in May and started working as a staff assistant for the senator in June. 

Participants Needed for Paid Study Involving Exercise in the Heat

Participants will receive $40, a free bone density scan,eport of body composition via DEXA, and  VO2max test results.

Newswire Daily