Tagged: university of the ozarks

Universities Report Record-Breaking 11th Day Counts

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 9/11/2017 10:57 am

Seven Arkansas universities reported record-breaking enrollment this week, though the University of Arkansas also said its growth had slowed.

Reggie Hill Joins University of the Ozarks Management (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/28/2016 12:00 am

Reggie Hill has been hired as assistant vice president for advancement and director of enrollment management at the University of the Ozarks in Clarksville.

Walton Family Foundation Gives $10M for Scholarships

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/3/2016 1:23 pm

University of the Ozarks announces a $10 million endowment from the Walton Family Foundation that will help promising students from low- and middle-income families.

Arkansas Tech, University of the Ozarks Ink Deal to Benefit International Students

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/26/2016 9:28 am

Arkansas Tech University President Robin E. Bowen and University of the Ozarks President Richard L. Dunsworth signed a memorandum of understanding to create an academic collaboration to benefit international students.

Former Wal-Mart CFO Charles Holley Takes Appointment at Deloitte (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/1/2016 12:00 am

Charles Holley, retired chief financial officer of Wal-Mart Stores Inc., has been appointed as an independent senior adviser for the U.S. CFO Program at Deloitte LLP. Holley will serve as an independent adviser to staff, clients and senior leadership at the company.

University of the Ozarks Holds Line on Tuition Costs

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/29/2016 12:00 am

The University of the Ozarks board of trustees voted to keep costs for tuition, room and board at $30,840 for the 2016-17 academic year.

University of the Ozarks Receives $1.25M for Mathematics Endowment

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/22/2016 1:30 pm

The University of the Ozarks of Clarksville has received a $1.25 million bequest from the estate of Virginia Rose Hicks to create a mathematics professorship endowment and to support university operations.

Tim Gunter To Lead New Band Program at Central Baptist College (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/1/2016 12:00 am

Tim Gunter, the director of athletic bands at the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville for 15 years, has been named director of bands and an associate professor of music for Central Baptist College’s new band program.

University of the Ozarks Gets $740K to Help Students Study Abroad

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/8/2015 2:52 pm

University of the Ozarks of Clarksville said Tuesday that has received a bequest of $740,000 from the estate of Virginia L. King, who died last year in Fayetteville.

Patrick Hundley To Fill VP Role at Arkansas Tech on Interim Basis (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/9/2015 12:00 am

Patrick D. Hundley will serve as interim vice president for development at Arkansas Tech University at Russellville, succeeding Jayne Jones, who has accepted a new role as coordinator of special projects for the institution.

University of the Ozarks Receives $2M for Faculty Enrichment

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/15/2015 12:55 pm

Helen McElree of Fayetteville, a University of the Ozarks graduate and honorary lifetime member of its board of trustees, has made a $2 million commitment to the university for faculty enrichment.

Former FBI Specialist Cyrus Smith Takes Over Public Safety at University of the Ozarks (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/6/2015 12:00 am

Cyrus Smith has been named the University of the Ozarks’ new director of public safety, replacing Jeannette Willis, who retired this month. Smith’s duties began July 1. A 2006 graduate of the university, Smith had worked as an investigative specialist with the FBI in San Antonio, Texas, since 2010.

$2M Donation Will Renovate Chapel at University of the Ozarks

by Mark Carter 4/29/2014 1:05 pm

The University of the Ozarks announces a $2 million gift from Frances E. Wilson of Tulsa, Okla., to renovate the school's chapel. Wilson made the donation in memory of her late husband, Thomas D. Wilson, and the school will rename the building the Munger-Wilson Memorial Chapel.

Rick Niece Sees Healthy Challenges on the Horizon for Higher Education

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/18/2013 12:00 am

The Arkansas Business Nonprofit Executive of 2001 plans his retirement this summer. University of the Ozarks President Rick Niece uses his past to gauge the future.

University of the Ozarks Elects Richard Dunsworth As President

by Lance Turner 10/11/2012 12:52 pm

The University of the Ozarks Board of Trustees elects Richard L. "Rich" Dunsworth as the university's 25th president. Dunsworth becomes president on July 1.

Walton Scholarships Spread Education Through South America

by Luke Jones 7/2/2012 12:00 am

The Walton International Scholarship Program is an Arkansas-specific program available to South American students. Participants get a full ride, paid for entirely by the program, to either Harding in Searcy, John Brown University in Siloam Springs or the University of the Ozarks in Clarksville. Sam Walton himself started it 26 years ago.

Trey Schucker Reports From Inside a College Fair

by Trey Schucker 10/19/2010 9:54 am

Trey Schucker gathers information quickly about several colleges.

Take Five: Trey and the ACT

by Trey Schucker 9/22/2010 2:48 pm

The play-by-play on Trey's fifth time taking the ACT.