University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff
Interim Chancellor Calvin Johnson
Dr. Calvin Johnson began serving as interim chancellor of the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff on May 29, 2012. Johnson is former dean of the College of Education at UAPB and former chair of the Department of Teacher Education at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. His career in education as a teacher and faculty member spans more than 30 years.
He served in the Arkansas House of Representatives from 1998 to 2004 and is a current member of the Arkansas Higher Education Coordinating Board, a position he will resign before becoming interim chancellor.
Johnson earned his bachelor’s degree in agriculture education at UAPB and a master’s degree in counselor education from the University of Central Arkansas. He completed his Ph.D. degree in adult education and public school administration at Kansas State University.