LITTLE ROCK (March 25, 2022) – University of Arkansas System President Dr. Donald R. Bobbitt today issued a statement in honor of longtime University of Arkansas contributor Kaneaster Hodges, Jr., who passed away March 23. A native of Newport, Hodges Jr. is a former U.S. senator and president and board member of the Walton Family Charitable Support Foundation, and he is an alumnus of the U of A School of Law. He has served on the Pryor Center Advisory Board, the university’s Board of … [Read more...] about UA System President Issues Statement in Honor of the Passing of UA Contributor Hodges Jr.
LITTLE ROCK (Monday, Feb. 28, 2022) — University of Arkansas System President Dr. Donald R. Bobbitt named Tara Smith, of North Little Rock, to take over as chief financial officer of the UA System beginning March 1. Smith is currently the finance and procurement lead with the UA System’s ongoing enterprise resource planning (ERP) project implementation, and was previously the CFO/vice chancellor for finance at the University of Arkansas Pulaski Technical College and deputy director at the … [Read more...] about Bobbitt Names Smith to Take Over UA System Chief Financial Officer Post
LITTLE ROCK (Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2022) — The Board of Trustees of the University of Arkansas elected new officers at its Jan. 26-27 regularly scheduled meeting, and C.C. “Cliff” Gibson III, of Monticello, will serve as chairman of the 10-member board for the upcoming year. Gibson, other officers and members of a new slate of Board committees appointed by Gibson will start their new roles beginning March 1. In addition to Gibson being elected as chairman, the trustees voted for Morril Harriman … [Read more...] about Gibson to Chair UA Board; Other Officers and Committees Set for Coming Year
NORTH LITTLE ROCK (Jan. 13, 2022) — Margaret Ellibee, Ph.D., chancellor of University of Arkansas Pulaski Technical College, today announced her retirement from the college, effective June 30, 2022. Dr. Ellibee has led the college since becoming president of then-Pulaski Technical College on Aug. 1, 2012. Her title changed to chancellor with the college’s merger with the University of Arkansas System Feb. 1, 2017. READ MORE FROM UA-PTC The University of Arkansas System will be leading a … [Read more...] about UA – Pulaski Tech Chancellor Ellibee to Retire June 30
LITTLE ROCK (Friday, Feb. 4, 2022) — University of Arkansas System President Dr. Donald R. Bobbitt has named a search committee to assist in finding the next chancellor at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville. Interim Chancellor Charles F. Robinson, Ph.D., has been leading the campus since he was appointed by Bobbitt in August 2021. The committee, which includes faculty, staff and supporters of the university, will advise Bobbitt as he considers candidates to serve as the next chief … [Read more...] about UA System President Announces Committee to Aid in Flagship Chancellor Search