Derden Appointed To The Criminal Justice Institute Advisory Board

Dr. Wade Derden being sworn in by Judge Meredith Switzer. Accompanied by his wife Angie Macri.Governor, Asa Hutchinson appointed Vice President for Academic Affairs, Dr. Wade Derden to the Criminal Justice Institute Advisory Board last month. Derden’s term will expire January 14, 2023.

“It is an honor to be appointed to the Criminal Justice Institute Advisory Board. This University of Arkansas System campus provides significant programming and educational opportunities for active duty law enforcement officials across the state. I look forward to serving the state and specifically the law enforcement community in this capacity,” said Derden.

Derden holds a Ph.D. focused in Public Policy and a Master of Art in History from the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville. He is also graduate of Hendrix College, where he completed a Bachelor of Art in History. He has 16 years of experience in higher education, serving as both a faculty member and an administrator.

Pictured is Derden with his wife, Angie Macri during his swearing in ceremony conducted by Judge Meredith Switzer.