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University of the Ozarks Gets $2.2M Gift From Windgate Foundation

The gift will endow a current professorship position and allow the private liberal arts school in Clarksville to create a new graphic design curriculum. read more >
Construction / Education

University of the Ozarks Begins Construction on $27M Residence Hall

The university hired Kinco Constructors LLC of Springdale to build the residence hall and Credo Design Architects LLC to design it.  read more >
Education / Health Care / Nonprofits

University of the Ozarks Names 4 to Board of Trustees (Movers & Shakers)

Michael Dickerson, Naneida Lazarte-Alcala, David Porter and Shane Werling have been named to the board of trustees. read more >
Education / Industry

University of the Ozarks Awarded $966K to Support Rural Congregations

University of the Ozarks on Monday announced it received a $966,099 grant from Lilly Endowment Inc. to help establish a program to  support rural Presbyterian Church congregations within the Presbytery […] read more >
Education / Legal

Harding Names New Deans for College of Pharmacy, College of Arts and Sciences (Movers & Shakers)

Harding University of Searcy has announced deans of two of its eight colleges. read more >
Construction / Education

University of the Ozarks Plans $10.8M Sports Complex Overhaul

The project comes as the Division III liberal arts college prepares to leave the American Southwest Conference to compete in the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference. read more >
Education / Nonprofits

Mabee Foundation Gives $1.5M to University of the Ozarks

The J.E. and L.E. Mabee Foundation of Tulsa donates $1.5 million to University of the Ozarks in Clarksville. read more >
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2 Promoted at iProv LLC (Movers & Shakers)

Patrick Laughlin has been promoted to CEO, and Sarah Olds has been promoted to vice president of product. read more >
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University of the Ozarks President Elected to Higher Learning Commission Board of Trustees

Richard L. Dunsworth joined the commission in 2007 and was elected to a four-year term on the board in 2018. read more >
Richard L. Dunsworth
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University of the Ozarks President Elected to Higher Learning Commission Board (Movers & Shakers)

Richard L. Dunsworth joined the commission in 2007 and was elected to a four-year term on the board in 2018. read more >
ArcBest Corp. CEO Judy McReynolds and Walmart executive Jason Morris
Education

ARA Names New Board Members (Movers & Shakers)

Judy McReynolds and Jason Morris are now Arkansas Research Alliance trustees. read more >
Amy Lloyd of the University of the Ozarks in Clarksville
Education / Media & Marketing / Nonprofits

Lloyd Moves Ahead at University of the Ozarks (Movers & Shakers)

Amy Lloyd has been promoted to interim vice president for marketing and enrollment at the University of the Ozarks in Clarksville. read more >
The Civil Engineering Center at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville is taking shape.
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Higher Ed Construction Dots the StateLock Icon

A dozen of the biggest higher education construction projects now active in Arkansas total more than $381 million. read more >
Education

University of the Ozarks Gets $997K Grant

Lilly Endowment Inc. of Indianapolis gave a nearly $1 million grant to the University of the Ozarks in Clarksville to establish a program to support pastors of Presbyterian Churches in rural and minority communities in Arkansas. read more >
Education

University of the Ozarks Science Center Receives $500K Grant

University of the Ozarks has received a $500,000 grant from the Sunderland Foundation of Overland Park, Kansas, for the planned $18.6 million renovation and addition to its science center. read more >
Rick Niece
Education / Nonprofits

University of the Ozarks Gets $525K From Walton Foundation

The University of the Ozarks has received $525,000 from the Walton Family Charitable Support Foundation in Bentonville. The gift was made in honor of the university's long-time former president and foundation board member, Dr. Rick D. Niece. read more >
Gloria M. Arcia of the University of the Ozarks in Clarksville.
Business Services / Education

Arcia Accepts VP, CFO Roles at University of the Ozarks (Movers & Shakers)

Gloria M. Arcia has been named vice president for finance and chief financial officer at the University of the Ozarks in Clarksville. read more >
Banking & Finance / Education / Media & Marketing

‘A Relentless Drumbeat’ (Gwen Moritz Editor’s Note)

Millions of Americans have student loan debt without having finished a degree, a prospect that makes my stomach hurt. That kind of debt generally cannot be discharged even in bankruptcy. read more >
President Bruce McLarty addresses the first chapel assembly of the fall 2019 semester at Harding University in Searcy.
Education / Nonprofits

Arkansas Private Colleges Stare Down Demographic, Cultural ChallengesLock Icon

Arkansas Business tracked 15 years’ worth of official fall enrollment figures for 11 private colleges and universities in Arkansas. All 11 are religiously affiliated, and that part of the mission can be a factor in the enrollment trend. read more >
Brian Gittens, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

Brian Gittens Accepts Vice Chancellor Role at UAMS (Movers & Shakers)

Brian Gittens was named vice chancellor for diversity, equity and inclusion for the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock. read more >