Donald Bobbitt, president of the University of Arkansas System, has recommended Dr. Terisa Rileyas the next chancellor of UA Fort Smith.

She is currently senior vice president for student affairs and university administration at Texas A&M University – Kingsville and is expected to begin work July 1, subject to confirmation by the UA Board of Trustees. Here’s her full bio.

The previous chancellor, Dr. Paul Beran, took a job as CEO of the South Dakota Higher Education Board of Regents.A