Cox Named President-Elect for Arkansas Registrars and Admissions Organization
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Chad Cox, associate director of Transfer Central in the Office of Admissions, will serve as the president-elect of the Arkansas Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (ArkACRAO) during the upcoming academic year.
Previously having served as vice president for admissions and administration, Cox will serve a three-year term as president-elect, president and past-president. In these roles, he will help lead a state organization central to promoting and supporting higher education and college admissions professionals in Arkansas.
Earlier this year, Cox represented the association at the 73rd annual Southern Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers conference in Alexandria, Virginia.
"I appreciate the opportunity to serve ArkACRAO and promote our profession," said Cox. "I've learned so much from the enrollment professionals in this group and giving back in this capacity is an honor."
In addition to leading admissions efforts to support transfer students, Cox coordinates the University of Arkansas' Transitions Academic Program, a collaboration with NorthWest Arkansas Community College, and oversees the recruitment of National Merit scholars.
"All of us in Enrollment Services are pleased that Chad Cox is assuming this role with ArkACRAO," said Suzanne McCray, vice provost of Enrollment Services. "He has done an amazing job as a leader in Transfer Central on our campus, and he will certainly do the same for ArkACRAO. This is an excellent next step for him and for the association."
About the University of Arkansas: The University of Arkansas provides an internationally competitive education for undergraduate and graduate students in more than 200 academic programs. The university contributes new knowledge, economic development, basic and applied research, and creative activity while also providing service to academic and professional disciplines. The Carnegie Foundation classifies the University of Arkansas among only 3 percent of universities in America that have the highest level of research activity. U.S. News & World Report ranks the University of Arkansas among its top American public research universities. Founded in 1871, the University of Arkansas comprises 10 colleges and schools and maintains a low student-to-faculty ratio that promotes personal attention and close mentoring.
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