Dr. Jason Morrison
Dr. Jason Morrison is the Chancellor of Southern Arkansas University Tech as of January 3, 2017, when he assumed his role leading the college. Dr. Morrison comes from Carl Albert State College in Oklahoma where he recently served as the Vice President for Academic Affairs. Dr. Morrison brings with him his wife, Stephanie, and their young daughter, Brennan.
As of June 30, 2020, Dr. Morrison is interim supervisor for SAU Tech’s student services division until at such time the VC for Student Services is filled.
Finance & Administration
The SAU Tech Department of Finance & Administration provides institutional support to all other academic, student and administrative offices. Within its boundaries set forth by the General Accepted Accounting Principle and the National Association of College and University Business Officers, the SAU Tech Department of Finance & Administration provides fiscal management of the college’s monetary resources.
The Vice-Chancellor for Finance and Administration oversees:
Tech Diner Services,
Physical Plant, and
SAU Tech 2019-2020 Operating Budget
SAU Tech 2018 Audit
State Bond Report
Contract and Grant Disclosure Form
Arkansas Department of Finance and Administration
Arkansas Technology Access Clause
Dr. Valerie Wilson,
Academics & Planning
Carissa Lewis, Administrative Specialist III
Vontisha Murphy, Administrative Specialist III
Barbara Hamilton, Adult Education Director
Career Academy Director
Traci Rushing, Instructional Designer
Kyra Jerry, Success Center/Library Director
Marcus Copeland, Student Success Coordinator
LaClaire Williams, Concurrent Credit
Shelley Young, Coordinator of Allied Health & Cosmetology
Jodi Eppinette, Dean of Instruction
Academics & Planning
The Division of Academics provides leadership and support for the college’s mission of providing quality educational programs and the best possible teaching and learning environment for our students and faculty. The academic staff and SAU Tech faculty are committed to building and sustaining strong programs which help students achieve their goals, whether that means transferring to a four-year institution or seeking the skills needed for employment in their chosen career path through our career and technical programs.
The Division assists SAU Tech in achieving its mission by providing leadership and direction in institutional planning, research, assessment, and accreditation. The office gathers, analyzes, and disseminates information to be used for reporting (internal and external), institutional planning, evaluation of programs and services, assessment of institutional effectiveness and the accreditation process.
Brightspace Technical Support,
Rocket Success Center/Library
SREB Institutional Coordinator, and
In addition to SAU Tech’s Academics, the Vice Chancellor for Academics oversees the following extended education departments:
The Student Services staff of SAU Tech are dedicated to providing assistance to students so they can better accomplish their academic and personal goals. It is the intent of Student Services to help identify and remove barriers that may hinder the progress of students who are in the pursuit of those goals. The SAU Tech Student Services department includes all aspects of recruiting, enrolling, retaining and providing housings and activities to students.
The Vice Chancellor for Student Services oversees:
Arkansas Career Pathways Initiative,
Student Activities, and
As of June 30, 2020, the position of VC for Student Services will be vacant. The position’s duties are being filled by students services staff members with Dr. Jason Morrison acting as interim supervisor.