News Archive

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Sign Up for Fast U of A Inclement Weather Alerts Before You Need Them

Wednesday, December 06, 2017

There’s a best way to find out if bad weather is cancelling classes or closing offices, but you have to sign up to get the message.

Administrative News

Hunter Yurachek Named University of Arkansas Athletic Director

Tuesday, December 05, 2017

Yurachek, the current vice president for athletics at the University of Houston, will be introduced to the state later this week.

Administrative News Intercollegiate Athletics

Deacue Fields Named Next Dean of U of A's Bumpers College

Tuesday, December 05, 2017

Fields has been professor and chair of the Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology at Auburn since 2013.

Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences Academic Affairs Administrative News Agriculture Appointments Education Food & Nutrition

Fayetteville Policies and Procedures: Policy Updates

Friday, December 01, 2017

The campus has two new policies as well as revisions to other policies.

Administrative News

Kimpel Hall to Be Closed for Electrical Repairs Dec. 18 to Jan. 7

Thursday, November 30, 2017

No faculty, staff, students or visitors will be allowed in the building until the construction project is completed.

Facilities J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Administrative News Communication English Journalism Theatre World Languages, Literatures and Cultures

Results of First U of A Staff Campus Climate Survey Now Available Online

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Survey identifies strengths and concerns on topics including work place issues, professional development, benefits and access to resources.

Administrative News

Chancellor Named to Board of National Public Higher Education Group

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

The U of A chancellor will serve on the board of the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities.

Administrative News Appointments

Advisory Committee Named for Athletic Director Search

Monday, November 27, 2017

Composition of the search committee includes representation from board, alumni, former student-athletes, coaches, volunteers and academic affairs.

Administrative News Intercollegiate Athletics

Message From Chancellor Steinmetz on Proposed Tuition Waiver Tax

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

The chancellor and the U of A Graduate Student Congress have both expressed concern over the impact of federal tax proposals.

Graduate School Student Affairs Administrative News

No Newswire Email From Wednesday Through Holiday Weekend

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

The Arkansas Newswire email will not be distributed through the Thanksgiving holiday weekend unless an emergency occurs.

Administrative News
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