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Angela Wimmer, Vice Chancellor for Institutional Advancement at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Education / Health Care

Wimmer Accepts Vice Chancellor Slot at UAMS (Movers & Shakers)

Angela Wimmer has been appointed vice chancellor for institutional advancement at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock. read more >
Sarah Beth Estes UA Little Rock

Sarah Beth Estes Named Interim Dean of UA Little Rock College of Arts (Movers & Shakers)

Estes will continue to serve in her current role as associate provost of community, careers and extended education at UA Little Rock while serving as interim dean. read more >
Michael Johnson, Brian Gray and Glenn Anderson of UA Little Rock
Education

Rick Stripling Named Project Director at A-State (Movers & Shakers)

Rick Stripling has taken on the role of project director for the college student personnel services master’s program at Arkansas State University in Jonesboro. read more >
Nonprofits

University of Ozarks Art Program Awarded $109K Grant

The University of the Ozarks' art program has received a $109,000 grant from the Windgate Charitable Foundation to improve facilities and assist students in exhibiting their artwork. read more >
Alyson GillUniversity of the Ozarks
Education

University of the Ozarks Hires New Provost (Movers & Shakers)

Alyson Gill has been named provost at the University of the Ozarks in Clarksville. read more >
Richard Dunsworth
President of the University of the Ozarks
Education

University of the Ozarks President Richard Dunsworth Lifts Enrollment with Tuition Locked Down

Richard Dunsworth has been president of the University of the Ozarks in Clarksville since 2013. read more >
Education

Universities Report Record-Breaking 11th Day Counts

Seven Arkansas universities reported record-breaking enrollment this week, though the University of Arkansas also said its growth had slowed. read more >
Reggie Hill of the University of the Ozarks
Education / Media & Marketing

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

Reggie Hill has been hired as assistant vice president for advancement and director of enrollment management at the University of the Ozarks in Clarksville. read more >
University of the Ozarks President Richard Dunsworth speaks Monday about the Walton Family Foundation's $10 million gift that will establish a new scholarship program. 
Education / Nonprofits

Walton Family Foundation Gives $10M for Scholarships

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. read more >
University of the Ozarks President Richard Dunsworth and Arkansas Tech University President Robin Bowen. 
Education

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

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. read more >
In his new role, Holley will serve as an independent adviser to staff, clients and senior leadership at the company.
Business Services / Education / Government & Politics / Insurance

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

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. read more >
Education

University of the Ozarks Holds Line on Tuition Costs

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. read more >
Virginia Hicks
Education

University of the Ozarks Receives $1.25M for Mathematics Endowment

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. read more >
Education

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

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. read more >
Virginia L. King
Education

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

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. read more >
Education

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

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. read more >
Helen McElree
Education

University of the Ozarks Receives $2M for Faculty Enrichment

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. read more >
Cyrus Smith
Education / Insurance

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

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. read more >
Education / Real Estate

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

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. read more >
Rick Niece
Education

Rick Niece Sees Healthy Challenges on the Horizon for Higher Education

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. read more >