News Archive

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Kim Needy Named Interim Vice Provost for Research and Innovation

Friday, December 15, 2017

Dean Kim Needy and associate professor of history Trish Starks will co-chair the search committee for a permanent vice provost.

Graduate School Academic Affairs Administrative News Appointments Research & Innovation Academic/And Fiscal Affairs

Chancellor's Fund: Discovery, Creativity, Innovation and Collaboration

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

In spring 2018, the university will once again invest approximately $1 million in this fund to support cutting-edge ideas and collaborations to advance our guiding priorities.

Administrative News Research & Innovation

Newswire to Hold Distribution From Dec. 16 Through Jan. 1, 2018

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

The University of Arkansas Newswire email will not be distributed from Dec. 16 through Jan. 1, 2018, after the fall commencement and until university offices reopen in the new year.

Administrative News University Relations

New Year Brings Changes to Three Razorback Transit Bus Routes

Friday, December 08, 2017

The 4-Purple reduced rate will change Jan. 2, the 44-Purple and 48-Remote Express will be combined starting Jan. 16. 

Administrative News

Extra Study Spaces Available for Students During Final Exams Week

Thursday, December 07, 2017

Student requests result in additional rooms being set aside around campus to be used to study for final exams. A PDF of the full list and schedule of the study rooms is available.

Administrative News

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
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