This article needs additional citations for verification . (January 2014) (Learn how and when to remove this template message)
|Arkadelphia Methodist College|
|Motto||The School With A Heart|
|President||Elaine Kneebone (acting President)|
|Provost||Marilyn Sommers (interim provost)|
|Campus||Rural 151 acres (0.61 km2)|
|Colors||Red and Gray |
|NCAA Division II –GAC|
Henderson State University (HSU) is a public liberal arts university in Arkadelphia, Arkansas.Founded in 1890 as Arkadelphia Methodist College, it is Arkansas's only member of the Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges.
|Arkadelphia Methodist College||1890–1904|
|Henderson State Teachers College||1929–1967|
|Henderson State College||1967–1975|
|Henderson State University||1975–present|
The university was renamed for Charles Christopher Henderson, a Trustee and prominent Arkadelphia businessman,in 1904.
Glendell Jones Jr. was named Henderson State University's 17th president on Tuesday, March 6, 2012 and officially assumed presidential duties on July 1, 2012, and resigned in 2019.
On October 24, 2019, the Henderson State Board of Trustees voted unanimously to join the Arkansas State University System based in Little Rock, Arkansas.
Arkadelphia is a city in Clark County, Arkansas, United States. As of the 2010 census, the population was 10,714. The city is the county seat of Clark County. It is situated at the foothills of the Ouachita Mountains. Two universities, Henderson State University and Ouachita Baptist University, are located there. Arkadelphia was incorporated in 1857.
Ouachita Baptist University (OBU) is a private, Baptist liberal arts college in Arkadelphia, Arkansas. The university's name is taken from the Ouachita River, which forms the eastern campus boundary. It is affiliated with the Arkansas Baptist State Convention.
Arkansas Tech University (ATU) is a public university in Russellville, Arkansas. The university offers programs at both baccalaureate and graduate levels in a range of fields. Arkansas Tech welcomed its first doctoral cohorts in the Summer of 2015. The Arkansas Tech University–Ozark Campus, a two-year satellite campus in the town of Ozark, primarily focuses on associate and certificate education.
Jerry Kreth Thomasson was a Democratic member of the Arkansas House of Representatives, who in 1966 switched to the Republican Party and ran unsuccessfully for state attorney general in 1966 and again in 1968 on the gubernatorial ticket headed by Winthrop Rockefeller.
KSWH-LP is a College radio station licensed to serve Arkadelphia, Arkansas. The station is owned by the Henderson State University Foundation. It airs a College radio format.
The Henderson State Reddies is the school mascot and athletic emblem for Henderson State University, located in Arkadelphia, Arkansas. Henderson athletic teams compete in NCAA Division II intercollegiate sports and they are members of the Great American Conference for all 12 varsity sports.
Carpenter–Haygood Stadium is an American football stadium in Arkadelphia, Arkansas that serves as the home field for the Henderson State Reddies.
Arkadelphia High School is a comprehensive public junior/senior high school serving grades nine through twelve in the rural, fringe community of Arkadelphia, Arkansas, United States. Located in Clark County, Arkadelphia High School is the largest of three public high schools in the county and is the sole high school managed by the Arkadelphia School District. The school has been recognized for its academic programs as a National Blue Ribbon School.
The 2018 Arkansas gubernatorial election was held on November 6, 2018, to elect the Governor of Arkansas, concurrently with elections to the United States Senate in other states, elections to the United States House of Representatives, and various state and local elections.
Conrid Clyde Berry is a former American football and baseball player and coach. He was the head football coach at Henderson State College—now known as Henderson State University—in Arkadelphia, Arkansas from 1967 to 1970, compiling a record of 26–14. Berry also served two stints as head baseball coach at Henderson State, from 1963 to 1966 and from 1982 to 1987, tallying a mark of 205–129–2.
John D. "Duke" Wells was an American football, basketball, and baseball player and coach. He served as the head football coach at Henderson State Teachers College—now known as Henderson State University—in Arkadelphia, Arkansas in 1941 and from 1945 to 1961, compiling a record of 72–78–12. He was also Henderson State's head basketball coach from 1941 to 1949, tallying a mark of 63–62. The school's basketball arena is named after him.
Ralph L. "Sporty" Carpenter was an American football and baseball coach. He served as the head football coach at Henderson State University in Arkadelphia, Arkansas from 1971 to 1989, compiling a record of 119–76–5. Carpenter was also the head baseball coach at Henderson State from 1970 to 1975, tallying a mark of 106–68.
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Henderson State University .|