Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Tuesday named Jim von Gremp of Rogers to the Arkansas Higher Education Coordinating Board (AHECB) effective March 1.
Von Gremp will replace Horace Hardwick of Bentonville, who resigned in December.
Von Gremp has served as a member of the University of Arkansas Board of Trustees for 11 years. He has submitted his letter of resignation from that position effective Feb. 28.
The AHECB oversees the Arkansas Department of Higher Education (ADHE) and is responsible for promoting a coordinated system of higher education in the state and assuring the orderly and effective development of each publicly supported institution of higher education in the state.
“I’m honored and grateful to Gov. Hutchinson for this appointment,” von Gremp said in a statement issued... [ MORE ]