The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, a historically Black educational institution, has announced that Robert Z. Carr is the university’s new provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs. He has been serving as a professor and dean of the School of Education and Psychology at Alcorn State University in Mississippi. Earlier in his career, Dr. Carr was dean of the School of Education and Behavioral Sciences at Langston University in Oklahoma.
In accepting his new appointment, Dr. Carr said “UAPB is an energetic institution with great aspirations, impactful community service, diverse and talented students, and a high-quality faculty and staff dedicated to making a difference.”
Dr. Carr is a graduate of Tougaloo College in Mississippi, where he majored in psychology. He holds a master’s degree in curriculum and instruction and a doctorate in curriculum and instruction from Oklahoma State University. He also holds a master’s degree in educational leadership from Walden University.