Aug. 20, 2019
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Cheryl Murphy, chair of the Department of Curriculum and Instruction in the College of Education and Health Professions at the University of Arkansas, has been selected as the next vice provost for distance education following an internal search. She will assume her new role Tuesday, Oct 1.
As vice provost for distance education, Murphy will serve as the chief academic officer of the Global Campus, the university’s division in charge of providing distance education opportunities such as online degrees and continuing education for Arkansans who want further training to meet changing job needs. She will be responsible for providing intellectual and philosophical leadership and strategic direction for the unit.