Tagged: the university of arkansas

University of Arkansas Says Enrollment Up 2 Percent

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/10/2015 1:11 pm

Enrollment at the University of Arkansas is up nearly 2 percent since last year to 26,754 students.

Scott Ford, CEO of Westrock, to Speak at UA

by Alexis Hosticka 9/10/2015 9:34 am

Scott Ford, CEO of Westrock Group LLC, will speak to the Logistics of Capitalism class at the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas on Sept. 15.

UA Gets $1.2M Donation for Libraries

by Alexis Hosticka 7/7/2015 9:15 am

University of Arkansas alumnae and sisters Agnes Lytton, Mary Sue and Betty Lynn Reagan have designated an estate gift to the University Libraries valued at over $1.2 million.

UA Uses $3.5M in Gifts to Create New Endowed Dean's Chair

by Alexis Hosticka 6/17/2015 9:33 am

The College of Education and Health Professions at the University of Arkansas is creating an endowed dean’s chair thanks to $3.5 million in gifts.

University of Arkansas to Host K-12 Education Conference

by Alexis Hosticka 6/8/2015 9:04 am

Gov. Asa Hutchinson will address educators and policymakers at a University of Arkansas-sponsored conference on June 10, focusing on student learning and assessment at Heifer International in Little Rock.

UA, UALR Forecasters See More Improvement in Arkansas' Economy in 2015

by Mark Friedman 12/22/2014 12:00 am

Arkansas’ leading economists say the state should have an improved economy next year. One of the highlights: the unemployment rate is expected to continue to drop to 5.5 percent by the end of 2015 and then slip to 5.3 percent in 2016.

Jeff Long's Speech: Crafting the Words That Persuaded Razorback Fans

by Chris Bahn 4/5/2013 11:00 am

This week's first anniversary of the motorcycle wreck that changed Arkansas sports history provides a case study in crisis communication. John Diamond, the University of Arkansas' associate vice chancellor for university relations, recently spoke to Arkansas Business about the process of crafting the 673-word speech that Athletic Director Jeff Long delivered when he announced that he’d fired the Razorbacks' popular and successful head football coach, Bobby Petrino.

Bret Bielema Sold on UA’s Athletic Facilities

by Chris Bahn 12/17/2012 12:00 am

The University of Arkansas Athletic Department is carrying out various stages of a $320 million master plan for new building projects and upgrading existing facilities.

2012 Arkansas Construction Hall of Fame: Randy McNulty

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/30/2012 12:00 am

Southern Pavers, Inc., founded by Randy McNulty, was a general highway contractor specializing in bridges, and in particular, rehabilitation and stage construction of structures over and on the interstate highways. His company completed many of the bridges between Little Rock and Benton in connection with the rebuilding of Interstate 30.