Patricia Smith

Assistant Professor

McAlister 306

(501) 450-5295

Curriculum Vitae


Patricia Smith earned her Ed.D. in Higher Education Administration/Student Affairs from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.  She earned her Master’s Degree from UCA’s CSPA program.  She currently serves as the Assistant Dean for the Schedler Honors College at UCA.  She is active in the Honors education community, serving on the Assessment and Evaluation Committee for the National Collegiate Honors Council.  Honors education is her primary research focus, but she is also interested in university assessment, retention, student financial aid, and higher education governance and policy.