Leadership Transition in the Office of Sponsored Programs

Bob Beitle, associate vice chancellor for research and innovation, will serve as interim director of sponsored programs.
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Bob Beitle, associate vice chancellor for research and innovation, will serve as interim director of sponsored programs.

Daniel Sui, vice chancellor for research and innovation, has appointed Bob Beitle, professor of chemical engineering and associate vice chancellor for research and innovation, to serve as interim director for the office of sponsored programs. The transition will take effect on Friday, May 29. The office for research and innovation will be conducting a national search for a qualified candidate to fill the position.

The current OSP director and assistant vice chancellor for research and innovation, Jennifer Taylor, has recently accepted the position of vice president for research at Tennessee Tech University. She will assume this new role in August.

Contacts

Sarah Brown, communications assistant
Vice Chancellor for Research and Innovation
479-575-6874, sarahb@uark.edu

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