About Us

In addition to providing a full-range of services for undergraduate students, this six-person team is responsible for graduation, classroom management and scheduling. We also provide support and service for Fulbright College records, registration, reporting, transcripts, and other areas.

Lisa Summerford

Lisa Summerford

Assistant Dean for Academic Services

Phone: 479-575-4801
Email: lsummerf@uark.edu

The assistant dean for academic services coordinates the operations in the Academic Services Office in the preparation of official student documents to assist in the advising and graduation process; responds to student and faculty requests; reviews and makes recommendations on all financial aid petitions and academic standards petitions; works with students on academic grievances within the College; responds to registration issues; assists Center for Educational Access students seeking accommodations in curriculum; monitors collection of early progress and final grade rosters; processes academic information from registrar's office to all College departments; monitors security clearances for the UAConnect system for the College; coordinates teacher/course evaluation process each semester; and coordinates College commencement.

Ginger Daily

Ginger Daily

Coordinator of Academic Services

Phone: 479-575-4801
Email: vrdaily@uark.edu

The coordinator of academic services supervises and participates in the production of official advising audits for Fulbright College students who have completed more than 85 hours for degree completion; maintains curriculum updates to ensure students are correctly incorporated into academic advising reports for all degree programs within the College; supervises and participates in verification of final degree completion for Fulbright College graduation applicants; and assists students and advisers with questions regarding options for degree completion.

Kathy Matthews

Kathy Matthews

Administrative Specialist II

Phone: 479-575-3698
Email: kathym@uark.edu

At this level, an administrative specialist maintains room scheduling for activities outside of regular classroom use; oversees and maintains the scanning process for student records; supports the degree certification specialist; and assists with answering phones and greeting visitors.