Tagged: jeff long

College Football Playoff Officials Cite Several Factors for TV Ratings Decline

by Associated Press 4/21/2016 5:50 am

College Football Playoff officials believe several factors contributed to the significant decline in television ratings for the second year of the playoff.

Arkansas Business Power List 2016: Education

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/21/2016 12:00 am

An education resource to help navigate the leadership of the largest Arkansas companies or institutions.

Arkansas Colleges Live With Legacy of 1942 Vote

by Gwen Moritz 2/29/2016 12:00 am

Placed on the statewide ballot by petition and adopted on Nov. 3, 1942, Amendment 33 insulated institutes of higher education and “all charitable, penal or correctional institutions” from the whims and provincialism of politicians.

As Expected, Most Hog Football Tickets Going Up

by Mark Carter 2/3/2016 9:59 am

As expected, most Fayetteville tickets to Arkansas Razorback football games are going up in price, but ticket prices for the Hogs' one Little Rock game per year are going down, the University of Arkansas announced Tuesday.

UA Board Votes to Continue Plans for $160M Razorback Stadium Expansion

by Alexis Hosticka 1/27/2016 5:13 pm

The University of Arkansas board of trustees on Wednesday voted to move forward with the estimated $160 million expansion and renovation of Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium.

Razorbacks Seek Approval for $160M North End Zone Redesign, Expansion

by Mark Carter 1/26/2016 9:48 am

The University of Arkansas athletic department will seek approval from the university's board of trustees to redesign an end zone of Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium.

Concessions Prices to Drop at Razorbacks Stadium

by Associated Press 9/4/2015 7:35 am

Food and drinks will be cheaper this season for fans attending football games at Donald W. Reynolds Razorbacks Stadium.

University of Arkansas Hosting Football Dinner Aug. 28

by Associated Press 8/3/2015 10:27 am

The University of Arkansas will hold its seventh annual Razorback Football Kickoff Dinner for fans later this month in Springdale.

Jeff Long Re-Elected as Playoff Selection Committee Chair

by Associated Press 1/26/2015 5:21 pm

Arkansas athletic director Jeff Long will serve another season as the chairman of the College Football Playoff selection committee.

Jerry Jones Gives $10.65M to University of Arkansas Athletic Department

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/21/2015 10:22 am

The Jones' gift is a combination of cash to be paid over a five-year period and land donated to the Razorback Foundation. The donation will address several projects of the university's athletics department, including a 55,000-SF student-athlete center.

Phil Elson Named Voice of Razorbacks Baseball, Women's Basketball

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/20/2014 2:30 pm

The longtime voice of the Arkansas Travelers is set to become the voice of the Arkansas Razorbacks' baseball and women's basketball teams.

Fowler Family Gives $2.5M for UA Training Facility

by Associated Press 7/15/2014 10:57 am

The Wallace and Jama Fowler family gives the University of Arkansas $2.5 million to help pay for a new baseball and track training center.

University of Arkansas Projects $89.2M Athletics Budget

by Lee Hogan 6/19/2014 8:06 am

The University of Arkansas athletic department is projecting $89.2 million in revenue for the 2014-15 fiscal year, which is up 9.6 percent from last year and 15.2 percent in 2012-13.

Donald W. Reynolds Foundation Winding Down, Will Close in 2017

by Mark Friedman 6/16/2014 12:00 am

After committing more than $1.8 billion to nonprofits since 1994, including hundreds of millions of dollars to organizations in Arkansas, the Donald W. Reynolds Foundation of Las Vegas is set to shut down at the end of 2017.

Boys & Girls Club Honors Long

by Staff 3/1/2014 12:01 am

UofA Athletic Director Jeff Long was the honoree at the “Leader of the Year” fundraiser for the Boys & Girls Club of Central Arkansas. Guests enjoyed dinner from Corky’s and a short presentation by Keith Jackson, Jeff Long and others.

University of Arkansas to Build $25M Basketball Facility

by Associated Press 11/12/2013 1:43 pm

Arkansas has announced it will begin construction of a $25 million basketball practice facility next month. The groundbreaking ceremony for the 65,000-square-foot facility will be held on Dec. 7.

After Texas Interest, UA Athletic Director Jeff Long Gets A Raise

by Kurt Voigt, The Associated Press 11/6/2013 7:21 am

Arkansas athletic director Jeff Long has parlayed interest from Texas into his second raise in 13 months. Long agreed to a new contract with the Razorbacks that will raise his annual salary to $1.1 million by next summer. It also includes a one-time $100,000 bonus and raises his buyout.

Jeff Long Says Discussions About Games at War Memorial Not in Plans

by Kurt Voigt, The Associated Press 9/5/2013 7:16 am

Arkansas athletic director Jeff Long isn't quite ready to talk about the long-term future of football games in central Arkansas, and he's not quite sure when that discussion will take place.

John Diamond, Man Behind Jeff Long Speech, Leaving UA

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/23/2013 3:38 pm

The University of Arkansas announced Friday that John Diamond, the man behind Jeff Long's acclaimed Bobby Petrino announcement, will be leaving the UA at the end of September 2013.

Construction Begins On Razorbacks' $10M Baseball, Track Facility

by Chris Bahn 8/16/2013 1:29 pm

The University of Arkansas has begun construction on a combination baseball/track indoor training facility, though it has raised just $1 million of the nearly $10 million needed for the project.