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World Trade Center Arkansas Releases First Arkansas Exporter Directory

Monday, January 22, 2018

The Arkansas Exporter Directory is a tool to help organize business-to-business meetings and to grow state exports.

University Advancement Agriculture Business Economic Development International Arkansas World Trade Center

Transformative Gift Allows U of A to Expand Local Art and Design District

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Windgate Charitable Foundation gives $40 million to expand art student studio space, create new facilities and engage community.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences University Advancement Arts Giving Points of Pride Art University Development

Endowment Reaches Milestone, Provides Perpetual Campus Support

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Private gifts and a pooled investment return of 15.4 percent put U of A in a select group of universities with $1 billion endowment holdings. 

University Advancement Giving University Development

Northwest Arkansas Alumni Chapter to Host Pig Sooie 'Par-Tee' and Scramble

Thursday, September 07, 2017

The NWA Chapter of the Arkansas Alumni Association will host its Dollars for Scholars Golf Tournament Fundraiser on Sept. 14-15.

University Advancement Events Giving Outreach Alumni Association

Arkansas Alumni Association Announces 2017 Alumni Award Honorees

Thursday, August 17, 2017

The Arkansas Alumni Association will honor alumni, faculty and friends at its 73rd annual Alumni Awards Celebration at 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 3, at the Fayetteville Town Center.

University Advancement Awards Events Alumni Association

Nelson-Ginder, Knight Named New Leaders in University Development

Monday, July 17, 2017

Katy Nelson-Ginder and Kellie Knight began leading Campaign Arkansas fundraising efforts on behalf of the University of Arkansas on July 1. 

University Advancement Administrative News Appointments Giving University Development

Ken and Liz Allen Increase Scholarship Support for Arkansas Students

Friday, July 07, 2017

A Fayetteville couple is helping students by contributing $50,000 to the Advance Arkansas scholarship initiative and Campaign Arkansas. 

Sam M. Walton College of Business University Advancement Business Giving Alumni Association

Longtime University Relations Staffer Named Co-Chair of CASE District III Conference Committee

Monday, June 12, 2017

Roy Cordell, senior director of creative services, has been appointed co-chair of the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education District III Conference Committee.

University Advancement Appointments Outreach University Relations

Linimon to Lead Office of Donor Relations and Special Events

Thursday, March 02, 2017

Alumna with strong U of A and Northwest Arkansas connections will head up office for Division of University Advancement.

University Advancement Appointments Giving Special Events

University Relations Research Initiative Saves Money, Provides Valuable Analysis

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

University Relations officials are collaborating with the Office of Admissions to conduct focus groups at local high schools to improve college, departmental and program websites.

University Advancement Research & Innovation University Relations
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