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Jeff Hankins named to post at Arkansas State

LITTLE ROCK (AP) - The Arkansas State University System is hiring former Arkansas Business publisher Jeff Hankins to a communications post.

The system on Monday said Hankins will focus on communication among ASU's campuses and on economic development in those communities.

System President Charles L. Welch named Hankins to the post and said the system is determined to increase its level of outreach to prospective students, policy makers and the general public.

Hankins worked at Arkansas Business for 19 years and is an Arkansas State graduate.

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