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Buckwalter to receive alumni award from University of Arkansas

Boise State University’s Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, John Buckwalter, will receive the Outstanding Alumni in Health and Human Services Award from the College of Education and Health Professions at the University of Arkansas. The award will be presented during the University of Arkansas’ spring commencement activities. The award honors alumni with exceptional professional and personal achievements and extraordinary distinction in their fields. 

Buckwalter holds masters and doctoral degrees in kinesiology from the University of Arkansas, College of Education and Health Professions. He has served as provost of Boise State since 2021. He previously served as the Betty L. Tointon Endowed Dean of the College of Health and Human Sciences at Kansas State University.

“We are proud of the excellence of Boise State’s leadership,” said Dr. Marlene Tromp, president of Boise State. “This recognition by Dr. Buckwalter’s alma mater honors both his personal integrity and his scholarly impact and achievements, qualities that make him an excellent chief academic officer for the university. His accomplishments provide a fine role model not just for our faculty, but for our students.” 

The College of Education and Health Professions at the University of Arkansas offers advanced academic degrees, professional development and learning communities in service to the education and health systems of Arkansas and beyond. More information on the award can be found in the announcement from the University of Arkansas.