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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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Swallowing $16B Purchase of Flipkart, Walmart Cuts Outlook

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Walmart trimmed its profit outlook citing this year's $16 billion acquisition of the Indian online retailer Flipkart, its biggest deal ever.
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J.B. Hunt Reports 3Q Profits of $131 Million, Up From 2017

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With a favorable tax rate adjustment, better revenue per load a bit more certainty about an arbitration case, J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. of Lowell reported higher net earnings of $131 million for the third quarter.
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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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