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Chancellor Thanks U of A Community for Making Adjustments to New Normal

Wednesday, March 25, 2020

U of A Chancellor Joe Steinmetz sends a message to campus encouraging help and flexibility during the COVID-19 crisis.

Office of the Chancellor

Ann Bordelon Named to Vice Chancellor for Finance and Administration Post

Monday, March 23, 2020

Experienced finance executive and University of Arkansas alumna returns to lead the largest division on campus.

Division of Finance & Administration Office of the Chancellor Administrative News Appointments

COVID-19 Case Confirmed Within U of A Community; Health Center Updates

Monday, March 23, 2020

A student who does not live in university-managed housing became the U of A's first confirmed case of COVID-19. Meanwhile, the Pat Walker Health Center is shifting some of its operations.

Division of Student Affairs Office of the Chancellor Health, Fitness & Wellness Counseling & Psychological Services Pat Walker Health Center University Housing

University Operations to Shift to Remote Methods Starting March 19

Thursday, March 19, 2020

All university operations — other than essential operations — will shift to online or other remote means to the maximum extent possible.

Office of the Chancellor Administrative News

In-Person Classes Suspended; Online Course Delivery Starts March 16

Friday, March 13, 2020

Even though in-person classes are being suspended, this is not a campus closure. University operations will continue. Housing, dining and other services will continue to be provided.

Office of the Chancellor Administrative News

Chancellor Provides Update Regarding Coronavirus Impact to Campus

Wednesday, March 11, 2020

The U of A is suspending university-sponsored out-of-state travel for the next 60 days. 

Office of the Chancellor Administrative News Transportation

Chancellor Releases Tenth Installment of 2020: Focus on the Future Series

Wednesday, March 11, 2020

Each of the 10 installments has targeted specific actions the university needs to take for continued and future success. This final action is to become "more flexible, nimble, quicker and agile" as a university.

Office of the Chancellor Academic Affairs
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