UA-Fort Smith Gets $1M From Baldor in Honor of John McFarland

by Arkansas Business Staff  on Friday, Jun. 24, 2011 3:51 pm   3 min read

John McFarland, former chief executive officer and chairman of the board at Baldor, began his career with Baldor in 1970 while a student at UA-Fort Smith when it was Westark Community College.

A $1 million gift to the University of Arkansas-Fort Smith Foundation from Baldor - a member of the ABB Group - has been given in honor of John McFarland's 41 years of service to Baldor Electric Co.

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