Tagged: university of arkansas

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

by Kurt Voigt, The Associated Press 9/5/2013 07:16 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.

The Teflon Administrator (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 9/2/2013 12:00 am

Just what does it take for a high-ranking, high-earning educational administrator to be fired? We're starting to get the picture.

Update: Termination of UA Spokesman John Diamond Followed Loss of Confidence

by Gwen Moritz 8/26/2013 03:27 pm

John Diamond, whose termination will be final Sept. 22, says his attempts to follow the Freedom of Information Act led to the loss of his job as associate vice chancellor for university relations.

Real Estate Tycoon Jim Lindsey Still Has Goal Lines to Reach

by Chris Bahn 8/26/2013 12:00 am

Jim Lindsey's success story is chronicled in a 34-minute Clint Fullen documentary narrated by Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones that will premier Wednesday at the UARK Bowl in Fayetteville.

New Book Recalls Little Rock's Architectural History

by Luke Jones 8/26/2013 12:00 am

The architecture firms of Wittenberg Delony & Davidson and Witsell Evans & Rasco have been present for the design and restoration of scores of Little Rock landmarks. Two retired principals of those firms, Gordon Wittenberg and Charlie Witsell, have completed a book. “Architects of Little Rock, 1833-1950,” profiling many of those landmarks and the stories behind them.

John Diamond, Man Behind Jeff Long Speech, Leaving UA

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/23/2013 03:38 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.

Kale Gober to Leave Henderson State For Razorback Fundraising Position

by Chris Bahn 8/16/2013 03:39 pm

Kale Gober, athletic director at Henderson State, has been named assistant athletic director for development at the University of Arkansas.

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

by Chris Bahn 8/16/2013 01:29 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.

Razorbacks Crack Top 10 Of CLC's Most Popular College Brands

by Chris Bahn 8/12/2013 10:58 am

University of Arkansas athletics finished in the Top 10 of Collegiate Licensing Company's best-selling schools for the first time ever.

Stewarts Donate $1M to UA College of Engineering

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/8/2013 08:50 am

The College of Engineering at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville has received a $1 million gift from alumni Julian and Nana Stewart, the university said Thursday.

UA's Walton College, J.B. Hunt Host Supply Chain Forum

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/6/2013 09:11 am

Nearly 300 sales executives from across the United States who work for J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. attended the company's supply chain forum July 30-Aug. 1 on the University of Arkansas campus.

Quarterly Business Analysis with UA's Kathy Deck Scheduled for Sept. 12

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/5/2013 10:46 am

The University of Arkansas will host the next installment of its Quarterly Business Analysis with Kathy Deck, director of the Center for Business and Economic Research, on Thursday, Sept. 12.

UA Walton College of Business Dean Eli Jones Still Uses Sales Skills

by Chris Bahn 8/5/2013 12:00 am

Sales might no longer be a word included in Eli Jones' title or official job description. But as dean of the University of Arkansas' Walton College of Business, Jones continues to see selling as a big part of his duties.

University of Arkansas Wins PR Award for Handling Bobby Petrino Situation

by Lance Turner 8/1/2013 11:01 am

The University of Arkansas has received an award for “Best Crisis Management” in the PR Daily's 2013 Nonprofit PR Awards.

UA Receives $1M Gift Honoring Bill Toller

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/29/2013 10:17 am

The University of Arkansas announces a $1 million gift from the family of William R. "Bill" Toller, honoring the legacy of the former chairman and CEO of Witco Chemical Company Inc.

Sports Venues Confront Fans' Use of Wireless

by Chris Bahn 7/29/2013 12:00 am

Use of wireless devices is increasing in sports venues where customers are sharing photos of their experience with their friends, searching for statistics and, in essence, giving a digital high-five to others at the venue.

Arkansas Licensing Likely Lands Hogs on Top 10 List

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/29/2013 12:00 am

Finals rankings for top 2012-13 sellers among Collegiate Licensing Co. schools should be released on Wednesday of this week. Don't be surprised to see a familiar name among the Top 10 schools.

University Of Arkansas Advancement Ends FY13 With Balanced Budget

by Chris Bahn 7/25/2013 04:03 pm

University of Arkansas officials say the school's Advancement Division ended the 2013 fiscal year with a balanced budget.

Private Giving To UA Tops $100 Million For 3rd Consecutive Year

by Chris Bahn 7/24/2013 02:21 pm

Private giving to the University of Arkansas exceeded $100 million for a third consecutive year, the school says. Gifts to the UA in fiscal year 2013 topped $108.4 million, following $108.1 million in 2012 and $121.3 million in 2011. Included in the total are cash gifts, in-kind contributions, planned gifts and new pledges.

UA Officials Announce Site Work For Shared Baseball, Track Facility

by Chris Bahn 7/23/2013 09:25 am

Site work on a 52,000-SF baseball and indoor track training facility will begin at the University of Arkansas on Monday. Fundraising continues for the project, which is estimated to cost between $7.75 million and $9.6 million.