University of Arkansas at Monticello

Chancellor H. Jack Lassiter

Chancellor H. Jack LassiterDr. Jack Lassiter became the 11th chancellor of the University of Arkansas at Monticello on July 1, 2004. A native of Greenville, Texas, Lassiter first joined UAM in 1977 as director of the Learning Development Center. After two years as dean of college and student services at Wharton County (Texas) Junior College, he returned to UAM in 1980 as vice chancellor for university relations and student services, beginning a 17-year stay on the Monticello campus. In 1993, he was named vice chancellor for academic affairs and student services.

Lassiter left UAM in 1997 to become chancellor of the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville before accepting an offer from then-UA System President B. Alan Sugg in 2001 to become executive vice president of the UA System in Little Rock. Three years later, Lassiter returned to UAM as chancellor.

Lassiter holds a Bachelor of Business Administration, Master of Science and Doctorate of Education degree from Texas A&M University-Commerce.