Tagged: david gearhart

Fayetteville Anti-bias Ordinance Splits City, Chamber

by Marty Cook 11/24/2014 12:00 am

On Dec. 9, Fayetteville voters will decide the fate of Ordinance 5703 — commonly known as Chapter 119 — which would prohibit discrimination in the workplace or in housing based on veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and socioeconomic background.

UA Energy Efficiency Project Yields Better Than Expected Results

by Lee Hogan 4/7/2014 11:28 am

Early results of a University of Arkansas project, Razors EDGE, aimed at improving energy use on the Fayetteville campus has been better than expected. In 2012-13, energy costs saved 24 percent more than expected, or $715,000.

Former UA Executives Testify That David Gearhart Generated Hostile Climate

by Associated Press 1/8/2014 7:06 am

Legislators on Tuesday criticized how the University of Arkansas managed the budget of its fundraising division and said they're still not clear how it built a $4.2 million deficit. Also, two former UA officials claimed Chancellor G. David Gearhart worked to circumvent the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.

The Benefit Of the Doubt (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 12/23/2013 12:00 am

Giving people the benefit of the doubt is a good habit, one that I need to practice more since it doesn’t come naturally, and one that I have needed other people to extend to me on more than one occasion.

Legislative Audit Ends Hearing Without Testimony from Brad Choate, Joy Sharp

by Associated Press 12/13/2013 2:57 pm

A legislative committee decides they've heard enough about how a $4.2 million deficit developed in the fundraising office of the University of Arkansas and declined to hear testimony from two school officials who were fired after the problems came to light.

UA Vice Chancellor Chris Wyrick Has No Reservations About Fundraising

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/3/2013 12:00 am

Chris Wyrick spent six months as head of the Razorback Foundation before being picked in April by Chancellor G. David Gearhart to take over as vice chancellor for advancement after the discovery of millions of dollars in overspending by his predecessor, Brad Choate.

Wal-Mart Paying More to UA for Leasing Space, Scholarships

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/29/2013 12:00 am

The University of Arkansas at Fayetteville received $962,000 for leasing its space to Wal-Mart Stores Inc. during the company’s annual shareholders’ meeting in 2012.

John English Named Dean of UA Engineering College

by Lance Turner 3/11/2013 9:03 am

John English, the dean of the College of Engineering at Kansas State University, has been named the ninth dean of the University of Arkansas College of Engineering.

Arkansas Business: Best Quotes of 2012

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/24/2012 12:00 am

From John L. Smith’s pep talk to reporters to U.S. District Judge Bill Wilson’s withering remarks to out-of-line prosecutors, they said it all in 2012.

Real World Dollars (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 12/10/2012 12:00 am

For a barely casual observer of college football like me, this kind of money — even though it comes from private donors and athletic department receipts — is still breathtaking because I can’t seem to avoid taking the numbers out of the natural context of college football and applying them to real life.

UA Works to Correct $4M Advancement ‘Miscalculation’

by Chris Bahn 12/3/2012 12:00 am

University of Arkansas officials confirmed last week that they are working to correct a multimillion-dollar deficit in the school’s Division of University Advancement for the second consecutive fiscal year.