ARE-ON is a state entity governed by the presidents and chancellors of participating institutions in cooperation with the Arkansas Department of Higher Education. The ARE-ON Board of Directors is the strategic governing body.

Board of Directors

The Board of Directors is composed of the presidents and chancellors of the 11 founding institutions and has decision-making authority for the ARE-ON organization, including but not limited to:

  • Hiring and evaluating the Executive Director
  • Developing and implementing strategic plans as needed
  • Ensuring adequate resources are available and managed effectively
  • Determining and monitoring programs and services
  • Formulating Board policy
  • Fulfilling fiduciary responsibility
  • Evaluating and modifying the Board's mission and purpose as necessary
  • Forming and appointing consortium committees, task forces, and study groups as deemed appropriate


Network Management Policy

Interconnection Policy