UA Selects 3 Finalists for Fayetteville Chancellor Position

UA Selects 3 Finalists for Fayetteville Chancellor Position

University of Arkansas System President Don Bobbitt and his chancellor search committee selected three finalists for the University of Arkansas chancellor post and scheduled times for them to visit campus.
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In Arkansas, Rural Hospitals Fight to Recruit Doctors

Rural hospitals are using every tool at their disposal to lure doctors: recruiting firms, competitive pay packages, signing bonuses, stipends. And still they struggle. The reasons behind the dearth of doctors seeking to join rural hospitals are many, longstanding and, sometimes, structural.
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$280K USDA Grant to Promote High-Paying, In-Demand Agriculture Careers

The agriculture departments at Southern Arkansas University and the University of Arkansas are teaming up to take on the problem of declining numbers of agriculture students and more mouths to feed.
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Donald Bobbitt Wants Karla Hughes as UAM Chancellor

University of Arkansas System President Donald Bobbitt announced Friday that he will recommend Karla Hughes, Ph.D., to the Board of Trustees of the University of Arkansas System as chancellor of the University of Arkansas at Monticello. read more >

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Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale on Tuesday donated $1.3 million to the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture. read more >

Scott Varady to Lead Razorback Foundation

Scott Varady, the University of Arkansas' general counsel, has been named executive director and general counsel of the Razorback Foundation. read more >

ADWS Awards $4M to Community Colleges

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Hendrix College Offers New Scholarships After $26M Donation

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ASU Receives $1M for Sales Leadership Center

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Arkansas Children's Hospital Releases Strategic Plan For Growth

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Getting 'Unstuck' (Barry Goldberg On Leadership)

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