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Razorback Foundation Braces for Tax Impact

by Marty Cook 1/15/2018 12:00 am

One provision of the tax bill that President Donald Trump signed into law in December eliminates the deductions for contributions to university athletic foundations.

2 Firms to Help UA in Search for Football Coach, Athletics Director

by Associated Press 11/28/2017 3:31 pm

The University of Arkansas said Tuesday that it will use two firms to help it in its search for a new athletics director and head football coach.

The Influencers: Jeff Long of the University of Arkansas

by Marty Cook 3/20/2017 12:00 am

Arkansas Athletic Director Jeff Long is a driven man, so it’s a bit of a surprise when his voice catches while talking about how much sports mean to him.

Billye Veteto, Razorback Foundation (Nonprofit Organization CFO of the Year Finalist)

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/24/2016 12:00 am

Billye Veteto says she likes a job that isn’t routine so she doesn’t get bored. She is in the right spot at the Razorback Foundation

Razorback Foundation in Hands of Veteran Fan Scott Varady

by Marty Cook 8/1/2016 12:00 am

Scott Varady was happy as a lawyer for the University of Arkansas until a chance conversation with Sean Rochelle got him thinking.

UA Names Matt McCoy Associate General Counsel

by Marty Cook 11/16/2015 11:28 am

Matt McCoy, the associate general counsel at the University of Arkansas System, will replace Scott Varady in the general counsel office at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville beginning Jan. 4, 2016.

Billye Hawkins Veteto, Razorback Foundation (Nonprofit Organization CFO Finalist)

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/26/2015 12:00 am

Billye Veteto, 38, celebrated her fourth anniversary as CFO at the Razorback Foundation in October. Her four-year anniversary with her husband, Jeremy, is in a couple of months. None of this balance was particularly by design.

Scott Varady to Lead Razorback Foundation

by Marty Cook 10/6/2015 12:42 pm

Scott Varady, the University of Arkansas' general counsel, has been named executive director and general counsel of the Razorback Foundation.

Razorback Foundation Names Norm DeBriyn Interim Director

by Associated Press 8/24/2015 1:50 pm

Former Arkansas baseball coach Norm DeBriyn has been named interim director of the Razorback Foundation.

Sean Rochelle to Leave Executive Director Post at Razorback Foundation

by Lance Turner 7/30/2015 11:53 am

Sean Rochelle is stepping down from his post as executive director of the Razorback Foundation Inc., effective Sept. 1, according to a statement from the foundation on Thursday.

Jerry Jones Buys Land for $7M, Gives Ownership to Razorback Foundation

by Marty Cook 1/7/2015 1:31 pm

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones bought 254 acres in south Fayetteville for about $7.3 million. Jones purchased the property from Chambers Bank of Danville.

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.

Pine Bluff's Torii Hunter Pledges $100,000 To Razorback Baseball Project

by Chris Bahn 3/4/2013 2:00 pm

Detroit Tigers outfielder Torii Hunter, a Pine Bluff native, has pledged $100,000 to help with the construction of an indoor baseball/track practice facility.

Razorback Foundation Names Sean Rochelle Executive Director

by Chris Bahn 2/15/2013 10:49 am

The Razorback Foundation didn’t have to go far for its new executive director. Sean Rochelle, who was serving as associate director for the Foundation, has been promoted to the position.

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.

Red Wolves Foundation Of Arkansas State Names Carter Ford Executive Director

by Chris Bahn 1/18/2013 10:27 am

Arkansas State University’s athletic department has a new name and new leader for its fundraising arm. Carter Ford has been named executive director of the Red Wolf Foundation. Formerly the organization was named the Red Wolf Club.

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.

Bahn: Q&A With New Razorback Foundation Executive Director Chris Wyrick

by Chris Bahn 9/4/2012 3:30 pm

Chris Bahn caught up with new Razorback Foundation Executive Director Chris Wyrick on Tuesday for a Q&A. Wyrick outlined his plans for the Razorback Foundation and how he envisions the private, fund-raising arm working more closely with the athletic department in the future. No, Chris didn't ask why you have such a lousy parking space ...

Harold Horton To Retire As Head Of Razorback Foundation In July

by Chris Bahn 6/18/2012 1:15 pm

Harold Horton is stepping down as executive director of the Razorback Foundation on July 31. Multiple sources confirmed Horton is scheduled to step down as head of the athletic department’s private, fund-raising arm. Horton recently informed the Razorback Foundation Board of his departure in a letter.

Bahn: Credit Arkansas Athletic Department For Seeking Feedback From Razorback Fans

by Chris Bahn 10/11/2011 1:30 pm

Give Jeff Long and his staff credit for seeing areas they can improve and asking for feedback via a fan survey. Kudos to them for recognizing not all fans are happy, and being willing to open themselves up for suggestions. Ask for an opinion and there’s a really good chance you’ll hear something you don’t like. That’s the risk run with giving the customer a voice. But that’s the beauty of the survey. Arkansas is at least willing to listen. Doesn’t mean everyone will like the end result, but there’s at least an attempt at improving the product.