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Speaker Bios

Joseph E. Steinmetz

Dr. Joseph E. Steinmetz became the sixth chancellor of the University of Arkansas on January 1, 2016.  Among his priorities as chief executive officer are developing an enrollment plan, creating more need-based scholarships, growing graduate programs, and continuing to advance diversity.

Joseph W. Daniels, III

 Joseph W. Daniels, III is an enthusiastic scholar, leader, and mentor, currently pursuing his doctorate in civil engineering at the University of Arkansas. 

Yvette Murphy-Erby

Yvette Murphy-Erby is Vice Chancellor for the Office for Diversity and Inclusion and Professor in the School of Social Work.

Patricia R. Koski

Dr. Patricia R. Koski is the Associate Dean of the Graduate School and International Education.