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Sui Selected as Vice Chancellor for Research and Innovation

Wednesday, August 01, 2018

Daniel Sui will be responsible for building the university’s research program, improving research infrastructure and capacity, and energizing innovation.

Appointments Research & Innovation

New Director Named for U of A Center for Math and Science

Wednesday, August 01, 2018

Shawn Bell takes over as director of the University of Arkansas Center for Mathematics and Science Education today, Aug. 1.

College of Education and Health Professions Appointments Education Science

Briney Named Vice Provost for Planning Following Internal U of A Search

Monday, July 23, 2018

Colleen Briney is currently the associate vice chancellor for business affairs and will assume her new duties on Aug. 1.

Academic Affairs Administrative News Appointments Academic/And Fiscal Affairs Vice Chancellor For Academic Affairs

Pryor Center Announces New Director of Education, Research and Outreach

Monday, July 23, 2018

Bill Schwab will help the Pryor Center expand upon its mission of education, research and outreach, and collaborate more closely with Fulbright College's faculty and students.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Appointments Humanities

New Director Named for Arkansas Leadership Academy

Monday, July 23, 2018

Clint Jones, a former school administrator in Arkansas and Texas, was named director of the Arkansas Leadership Academy, effective July 16.

College of Education and Health Professions Appointments Education

UAteach Graduates First Teacher-Candidates in Computer Science

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

The UAteach program at the University of Arkansas graduated its first two future computer science teachers — Chris Malone and Nate Vogel — in May.

College of Education and Health Professions College of Engineering J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Appointments Education Computer Science and Computer Engineering Physics Secondary Education

Leeds Takes Permanent Role as Vice Chancellor for Economic Development

Thursday, July 12, 2018

The former School of Law dean will focus on the University of Arkansas’ economic and social impact on the state and beyond.

School of Law Administrative News Appointments Business Diversity & Multiculturalism Economic Development Outreach

U of A Graduate Named to Arkansas Board of Education

Thursday, July 12, 2018

Gov. Asa Hutchinson named Sarah Moore of Stuttgart to the Arkansas Board of Education, his office announced last week. She earned a doctorate in education policy in 2015.

College of Education and Health Professions Appointments Education Education Reform
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