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Prosecutor: No Charges Over Conflicting Testimony by UA Officials

by Lee Hogan 6/3/2014 9:36 am

Contradictory testimony by the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville's chancellor and former spokesman do not warrant prosecution, according to Larry Jegley, prosecuting attorney for the 6th Judicial District of Arkansas.

UA Trustees Accept Audit Detailing $4.2M Deficit

by Chuck Bartels, The Associated Press 1/23/2014 3:57 pm

University of Arkansas trustees have accepted an audit report that detailed a $4.2 million deficit run up by the advancement division at the Fayetteville campus.

Second Legislative Panel to Hear About UA Audit

by Associated Press 1/7/2014 7:35 am

A legislative committee is to hear from a half-dozen current and former University of Arkansas officials about $4 million in deficit spending by the school's fundraising office.

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.

Update: Audit Shows Poor Management, No Fraud in UA Advancement

by Gwen Moritz 9/10/2013 4:40 pm

The former head of the University of Arkansas' Advancement Division failed at budget oversight, increasing the division's expenses from less than $8 million a year to more than $13 million despite steady revenue, according to an audit released Tuesday.

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.

UA Fundraising Tops $61 Million For First Half Of 2013 Fiscal Year

by Chris Bahn 2/1/2013 2:03 pm

Fundraising topped $61 million for the University of Arkansas at the midway point of the 2013 fiscal year, a 15-percent increase from the same time period in 2012.

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.

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.

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.