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Joy Sharp May Stay at University of Arkansas After Advancement Debacle

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/25/2013 12:00 am

After University of Arkansas officials became aware in June of overspending by the Fayetteville campus’ Advancement Division, the parties deemed responsible saw their jobs change.

John Tyson Resigns From University of Arkansas Board of Trustees

by Mark Friedman 2/15/2013 3:43 pm

John Tyson of Springdale resigned from the University of Arkansas System Board of Trustees on Feb. 8, but the UA System didn't know about the resignation until Arkansas Business informed it of the move on Friday.

Update: G. David Gearhart Names Chris Wyrick New Vice Chancellor For Advancement at UA

by Chris Bahn 2/13/2013 4:00 pm

University of Arkansas Chancellor G. David Gearhart announced Chris Wyrick as the new vice chancellor for advancement during a news conference Wednesday.

Facing $4M Deficit, Gearhart Requests Audits of University's Advancement Division

by Chris Bahn 2/5/2013 2:05 pm

University of Arkansas Chancellor G. David Gearhart has requested a pair of independent audits of the university's advancement division, which was on track to overspend its budgeted revenue by more than $4 million in the current fiscal year.

UA Decides Against Donations 'Tax' to Cover Advancement Shortfall

by Chris Bahn 1/10/2013 3:52 pm

University of Arkansas officials have decided against implementing a gift-tax fee on donations to help pay down a projected $4.3 million shortfall in the budget for its Advancement Division.

Wal-Mart Names Karen Roberts General Counsel

by Mark Friedman 12/20/2012 11:29 am

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. of Bentonville says Karen Roberts has been promoted to executive vice president and general counsel for the company effective Feb. 1.

On G. David Gearhart, Transparency and That $4 Million Budget Shortfall

by Lance Turner 12/15/2012 1:27 pm

University of Arkansas Chancellor G. David Gearhart writes the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette to express disappointment in the paper's editorials about the budget shortfall in the UA's Advancement Office.

Down the Road, UA To Launch Major Capital Campaign

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/3/2012 12:00 am

Chancellor G. David Gearhart said the campaign, the first since he led the Campaign for the 21st Century to $1 billion success back in 2005, is in a “quiet phase.”

Christopher Mercer, Among 6 Who Integrated UA Law School, Dies at 88

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/20/2012 3:14 pm

Christopher C. Mercer, one of the six students who integrated the University of Arkansas School of Law, died Tuesday morning in Little Rock, the UA said.

University of Arkansas Extends Jeff Long's Contract to 2017

by Lance Turner 11/16/2012 6:15 pm

The University of Arkansas has extended Athletic Director Jeff Long's contract to June 30, 2017, and increased his base pay to $500,000 per year and given him a $50,000 bonus.