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Fundraising Campaigns Fuel Higher Ed in Arkansas
Mark Power, vice chancellor for university advancement at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville, is in the midst of a major capital campaign that has raised its target sum to $1.25 billion. “One thing I have noticed is there is a passion for the University of Arkansas unlike others, in my opinion,” he said.

Politicians and university officials have learned that being in constant campaign mode is almost an occupational requirement.
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Jay DeHaven, Colorful Maumelle Developer, Dies at 79

Jay DeHaven, Colorful Maumelle Developer, Dies at 79

John W. "Jay" DeHaven, the colorful wheeler-dealer who made his biggest mark on the local business scene through The Maumelle Co., died at his west Little Rock home on Sunday. He was 79.
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Study Cites Economic Benefits of Spending More on Roads

Study Cites Economic Benefits of Spending More on Roads

The Arkansas Good Roads Foundation and the Arkansas State Chamber of Commerce release a study that showed the projected economic impact of increased spending on state roads and highways.
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The List Largest Nonprofit Organizations

Arkansas' Largest Nonprofit Organizations list, ranked by total assets. Includes fiscal year and previous year total assets and total revenue, number of staff paid $50,000 or more, top executive, mission and contact information.

Rank Name City Top Executive
1 Walton Family Foundation Inc. Bentonville Peterson, Kyle
2 Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art Bentonville Bigelow, Rod
3 University of Arkansas Foundation Inc. Fayetteville Davis, Clay H.
4 Walton Family Charitable Support Foundation Inc. Bentonville Hodges, Kaneaster Jr.
5 University of Arkansas Fayetteville Campus Foundation Fayetteville Kumpe, Peter G.

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Lieven Bertels Takes The Momentary Leap of Creating

In August 2017, Lieven Bertels was named director of the Momentary, a new contemporary arts venue by Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art that is set to open in 2020.