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Nikesha Nesbitt appointedinterim dean of UniversityCollege at Arkansas State

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Nikesha Nesbitt appointedinterim dean of UniversityCollege at Arkansas State


Dr. Nikesha Nesbitt will become the interim dean of University College at Arkansas State University, Chancellor Todd Shields announced on June 30. 

“I really appreciate Nikesha stepping in to help lead this important student services area,” 

Shields said. “I’m looking forward to working with her, our new provost and our current student life team to create new ways to support and retain students at A-State.” 

“I’m honored to be asked to serve in this new role by Chancellor Shields,” Nesbitt said. “I’m excited to be a part of the new programs and service-oriented approach we are designing for our students at A-State.” 

Nesbitt was the associate dean of University College and the program director for nontraditional studies. She also served as the associate director of undergraduate studies. After joining A-State in 2006 as a graduate assistant in English, she became a full-time instructor in the Department of English and Philosophy in 2008. She moved into the Department of Integrative Studies in 2014, and has also served as a First-Year Experience instructor. 

A summa cum laude graduate in English from the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, Nesbitt earned her master’s in English at A-State before completing her educational specialist degree and a doctorate in Education

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