Arkansas Attorney General Tim Griffin Visits UAM

(left to right) Arkansas Attorney General Tim Griffin; LeAnne Burch, adjunct instructor of Political Science at UAM; Dr. Clinton Young, dean of the School of Social and Behavioral Sciences at UAM

MONTICELLO, Ark. — On February 20, Arkansas Attorney General Tim Griffin visited the University of Arkansas at Monticello (UAM). During the trip, he met with UAM students, including those enrolled in the Arkansas Politics and Government class taught by LeAnne Burch, adjunct instructor of Political Science at UAM.

During the class, Griffin spoke to students about the role of the Arkansas Attorney General’s Office as well as the importance of citizens being involved in the political process and communicating their concerns to their representatives. He taught students how to do this effectively by identifying the most appropriate channels of communication and staying informed on relevant issues and legislation.

Burch thanked Griffin for joining her class for the day, stating, “What a wonderful experience for our students. Knowledge empowers, and interacting directly with such an experienced Arkansas leader was an invaluable opportunity. I appreciate Attorney General Griffin for taking so much time to share frankly and enthusiastically about the work of the Attorney General’s Office and his responsibilities to the people of our great state.”

Dr. Peggy Doss, chancellor of UAM, offered her thanks to Griffin and highlighted the value of his visit, stating, “I want to express my gratitude to Arkansas Attorney General Tim Griffin for visiting UAM’s Arkansas Politics and Government class. Having been raised in southern Arkansas, Mr. Griffin has a deep understanding of our students, the university and our region. We were very fortunate to have him join us. I would also like to thank LeAnne Burch for creating this opportunity for students to learn from an experienced professional in the field. It is invaluable experiences like this that truly enhance the education that students receive at UAM and prepare them for the future.”

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