Director of Student Services
B.A., Psychology, University of Arkansas
Melinda Smith brings eight years of advising experience and a degree
in psychology to her position as director of student services for the Fay Jones School. Her
ability to listen and take action on students’
behalf won recognition in 2005-2006, when she was named Outstanding
Professional Advisor at the University of Arkansas.
Smith serves as the retention and graduation analyst for the school. She assists the departments with curriculum revisions and management, oversees the compilation and entry of the school's schedule of classes and oversees the advising center staff. She also participates in Leadership by Design and other initiatives that support students' success in the program.