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“I call it creating plans for confidence; we have to create confidence. We know we can not eliminate the risk of COVID-19, but we want to minimize that risk.” - Hunter Yurachek, director of athletics at the University of Arkansas
Banking & Finance

UA Trustees Borrow $19M to Pay on Athletic Debt

The University of Arkansas System Board of Trustees votes to borrow $19.1 million to make 2020 and 2021 payments on UA Department of Athletics debt. read more >
University of Arkansas baseball clubhouse at Baum Stadium
Education / Nonprofits / Public Companies

Hogs Without Pigskins Get UpgradesLock Icon

About $50M in facilities are in the works for track athletes and baseball at the University of Arkansas. Among them: a $15 million and $20 million makeover of the Tyson Indoor Track Complex. read more >
Jeff Long
Education

University of Kansas Hires Jeff Long as Athletic Director

The University of Kansas will hire former Arkansas athletic director Jeff Long to lead its athletics department. read more >
Construction / Education / Media & Marketing / Nonprofits

It’s a Duck (Editorial)

A recent editorial perfectly expresses our outrage at Arkansas State University’s effort to hide how public money is spent. read more >
News traveled fast of Derrick Gragg's hiring as University of Arkansas athletic director – even though that news turned out to be completely wrong.
Education / Media & Marketing

Wrong About Head Hog, Then Getting It Right

KARK News Director Austin Kellerman had to 'fess up after messing up when his Pig Trail Nation brand jumped the gun, reporting on Nov. 30 that the University of Arkansas would name the University of Tulsa’s Derrick Gragg as athletic director to replace Jeff Long. read more >
Hunter Yurachek
Education

UA Hires Houston’s Hunter Yurachek as Athletic Director

Arkansas ended its nearly three-week search for an athletic director Monday by naming Houston's Hunter Yurachek as the replacement for Jeff Long. read more >
Joseph Steinmetz
Education / Media & Marketing

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

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. read more >
Bret Bielema
Education

Bret Bielema’s Future in Question After Jeff Long’s Firing

Will it be Julie Cromer Peoples, Joseph Steinmetz or the UA board of trustees who is in charge of handling the more immediate question hounding all of Arkansas: What to do with Bret Bielema? read more >
Jeff Long
Education

UPDATE: Jeff Long Fired As University of Arkansas Athletic Director

Arkansas fired athletic director Jeff Long on Wednesday, ending a nearly decade-long tenure that included the scandalous ouster of football coach Bobby Petrino and the continued mediocrity of the program under Bret Bielema. read more >
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Education / Tourism

Arkansas AD Says Opponents Need to Know Where Hogs Will Play

Arkansas athletic director Jeff Long says he wants to know within three to five months whether the Razorbacks will play football at Little Rock's War Memorial Stadium after 2018. read more >
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Arkansas Business Presents The Influencers

Meet five leaders in business and education who are influencing their industries, their communities and the future of Arkansas. read more >
When Jeff Long took over from the legendary Frank Broyles as athletic director at the University of Arkansas in 2008, he was given a chance to completely remake the Razorback program. “It was exciting; it was thrilling; it was hard.”
Education / Tourism

The Influencers: Jeff Long of the University of Arkansas

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. read more >
Banking & Finance / Construction / Education / Investments

UA System Board Gives Final OK to $160M Stadium Expansion

The University of Arkansas System board of trustees on Thursday gave final approval to a $160 million expansion of Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium in Fayetteville. read more >
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Media & Marketing / Tourism

College Football Playoff Officials Cite Several Factors for TV Ratings Decline

College Football Playoff officials believe several factors contributed to the significant decline in television ratings for the second year of the playoff. read more >

Arkansas Business Power List 2016: Education

An education resource to help navigate the leadership of the largest Arkansas companies or institutions. read more >
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Arkansas Colleges Live With Legacy of 1942 Vote

Placed on the statewide ballot by petition and adopted on Nov. 3, 1942, Amendment 33 insulated institutes of higher education and “all charitable, penal or correctional institutions” from the whims and provincialism of politicians. read more >
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As Expected, Most Hog Football Tickets Going Up

As expected, most Fayetteville tickets to Arkansas Razorback football games are going up in price, but ticket prices for the Hogs' one Little Rock game per year are going down, the University of Arkansas announced Tuesday. read more >
A rendering of the planned expansion and north end zone redesign at Razorback Stadium.
Construction / Education / Tourism

UA Board Votes to Continue Plans for $160M Razorback Stadium Expansion

The University of Arkansas board of trustees on Wednesday voted to move forward with the estimated $160 million expansion and renovation of Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium. read more >
A rendering of the planned expansion and north end zone redesign at Razorback Stadium.
Construction / Education / Media & Marketing / Tourism

Razorbacks Seek Approval for $160M North End Zone Redesign, Expansion

The University of Arkansas athletic department will seek approval from the university's board of trustees to redesign an end zone of Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium. read more >
Reynolds Razorback Stadium on game day.
Restaurants & Food / Tourism

Concessions Prices to Drop at Razorbacks Stadium

Food and drinks will be cheaper this season for fans attending football games at Donald W. Reynolds Razorbacks Stadium. read more >