University of Arkansas system president Donald Bobbitt will recommend Corey Alderdice to lead the Arkansas School of Mathmatics, Sciences and the Arts. Alderdice is currently the assistant director for admissions and public relations at the Gatton Academy of Mathmatics and Science at Western Kentucky University.
Bobbitt selected Alderdice to lead the Arkansas school. Alderdice will replace Janet Hugo who is sceduled to retire June 30th.
The University of Arkansas Board of Trustees muct approve the selection since the school is part of the University system.
About 200 juniors and seniors from around the state attend the school.
Pulaski County special school district Dean of Students Marcella Dalla Rosa was a finalist in the search.