Clarksville, Ark. -- Governor Mike Beebe honored the University of the Ozarks campus with a visit last Tuesday, March 11th, organized by the Epsilon Psi Chapter of Phi Beta Lambda. Governor Beebe addressed the topic of ‘higher education' to students, faculty, and staff at the Raymond Munger Memorial Chapel of the University.
Arriving early in the morning, Governor Beebe was welcomed to the Ozarks campus and he was taken on a tour through the facilities. Dr. Rick Niece, University of the Ozarks President, as well as Dr. Robert Hilton, Chair of the BCG division, Ms. Judith Lopez, President of the Epsilon Psi Chapter, and several other faculty members accompanied the Governor and allowed him to experience the "liberal arts" spirit of the campus.
After the tour, the Governor was received by a crowd of over 200 attendees who were waiting to hear his speech. The motivational nature of the message as well as his perspective on the importance of education as the governor of
The Governor accompanied several members of the Epsilon Psi Chapter of Phi Beta Lambda as well as President Rick Niece and other faculty and staff to eat lunch after his speech.