LISTEN: Lyon College president talks sustaining higher ed in area at recent Batesville mayor meeting


Lyon College President Dr. Joey King was the guest speaker at Batesville Mayor Rick Elumbaugh’s monthly meeting Thursday, Sept. 6, at Josie’s Steakhouse.

The mayor’s monthly meets are designed to keep area residents up-to-date with what’s going on in the area.

To sustain higher education in this area, Lyon College needs to grow, says King.

Listen to a portion of King’s comments at the meeting.


Lyon College President Dr. Joey King said the long-term look also included core curriculum, student life or experience on campus, engagement on all levels, and an update of the college library.


gary b photo 08

Get up-to-date local and regional news along with the latest weather every weekday morning by listening to Gary B. and Ozark Newsline on Arkansas 103.3 KWOZ93 KZLE, and other W.R.D. Entertainment radio stations. If you have a news tip or event to promote, email White River Now at


Leave a Reply