Bart Cohen came to the University of Arkansas after earning a M.S. degree in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Memphis. During his 25 years in the College of Education and Health Professions, he has served in a number of roles: Instructor, Desktop Publisher, Media Specialist, Webmaster, before assuming his present position of Director of Technology Services. Bart’s interest in computers began during electronics training in the Coast Guard in 1974. He later earned a dual B.A. degree in psychology and sociology from Memphis State University. During his graduate studies at the University of Memphis, Bart combined technology with educational psychology in the Instructional Design department and focused on Educational Technology.
As Director of Technology Services, Bart's staff maintains over 700 computers, printers and other computer related equipment. They also provides support services to over 200 faculty and staff located in nine locations and many remote staffers located throughout the state. He and his crew has an extensive knowledge of computer software and hardware. "We do everything from simple updates to writing custom apps; from installing memory to designing and maintaining the college’s virtual servers." He is constantly focused on the latest technology and getting the most out of the million plus dollars of equipment. As busy as he is, Bart always has time to answer your computer questions.
The Office of Academic and Student Affairs, on the third floor of the Graduate Education
Building, offers a wide range of services. Associate Dean Kate Mamiseishvili oversees the office. Undergraduates come by for assistance in the following: Academic
standards petitions, assistance with registration, change of major, enrollment overload
requests, grade appeals, academic integrity, graduation checks and clearance, degree
verification and athletic verification. OASIS (Office of Academic Student Initiatives and Services) fulfills these needs. The Office
of Academic and Student Affairs also is responsible for academic program review, accreditation,
community relations, encouraging external funding applications, articulation agreements,
curriculum approval and regulation, and a variety of faculty support programs, including
tenure and promotion, faculty development and off-campus duty assignments. The Office of Teacher Education places student interns at area schools as well as assists in licensure for newly
Office for Administration
The Office for Administration — headed by Assistant Dean Lewatis D. McNeal— is responsible for facilities, financial systems, human resources, and technology
Office of Development
The staff of the Office of Development — including Senior Director of Development Jamie Banks and Major Gift Development Officer Bailey Younger — helps arrange for private gift support for the college's academic and research
units and programs.
Office of the Dean
The college's Office of the Dean oversees many executive functions including coordination,
outreach, communications and media.
College of Education and Health Professions 324 Graduate Education Building University of Arkansas Fayetteville, AR 72701