UA-Fort Smith Gets $1M From Baldor in Honor of John McFarland by Arkansas Business Staff Posted 6/24/2011 03:51 pm Updated 6 years ago 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. Want the Full Article? Get Unlimited Archive Access for $19.95 per Year Readers must pay to access articles older than 15 days. Articles newer than 15 days are not included in this offer. Purchase Now Already have archive access? Login to view this article.