Building Naming Dedication Held for Professors Emeriti Margaret Clark, Gordon Morgan

From Left, Charles Robinson, Gordon Morgan, Margaret Clark, Joe Steinmetz.
Whit Pruitt, University Relations

From Left, Charles Robinson, Gordon Morgan, Margaret Clark, Joe Steinmetz.

Friends, family and colleagues gathered Friday, Sept. 13, in the Razorback Room of Fulbright Dining Hall to dedicate two residence hall buildings in the names of the first African American professors on the University of Arkansas Campus.

Professors emeriti Margaret Clark and Gordon Morgan were honored in a naming ceremony this past Friday, Sept. 13. Both professors started teaching at the University of Arkansas in 1969.The U of A Board of Trustees approved the naming this past January at the board's regular meeting.

Both Clark and Morgan spoke at the event as well as former students and colleagues. Please check out our feature story about the naming ceremony at the Student Affairs Bulletin, the official blog of the Division of Student Affairs. Here you will find a story, photos and a video of the entire ceremony.

Contacts

Mark Rushing, assistant vice chancellor
University Relations
479-575-5555, markr@uark.edu

Scott Flanagin, executive director of communications
Division of Student Affairs
479-575-6785, sflanagi@uark.edu

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