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New Vice Provost for Diversity and Inclusion Assumes U of A Duties

Friday, September 22, 2017

Murphy-Erby has plans to facilitate existing diversity programs, long term goal of achieving total campus engagement.

Academic Affairs Administrative News Appointments Diversity & Multiculturalism

Ma, Williams Join Faculty, Research Team in Human Development and Family Sciences

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Weiyi Ma and Amanda Williams have joined the faculty in the U of A's School of Human Environmental Science's human development and family sciences program.

Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences Appointments Human Environment

Erin Beatty Joins U of A Office of General Counsel

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Attorney has experience in student affairs, Title IX, higher education law and compliance-related issues.

Administrative News Appointments

Avjinder Kaler Appointed as Alternate Liaison and Liaison for National Soybean Variety Review Board

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Avjinder "Avi" Singh Kaler was appointed as alternate liaison and liaison for the National Soybean Variety Review Board by the president of the Crop Science Society of America.

Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences Agriculture Appointments Crop, Soil and Environmental Sciences

Center for Ethics in Journalism Visiting Distinguished Professor 2017

Monday, September 18, 2017

Award-winning journalist and media writer Alicia "Lisa" Shepard is the 2017 visiting distinguished professor of ethics in journalism for the School of Journalism and Strategic Media.

Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Appointments Humanities Journalism

Educational Leadership Faculty Member Calls on Counseling Experience

Monday, September 18, 2017

Kara Lasater's background in counseling and leadership led her to develop a passion for strong family-school partnerships and a tenure-track position at the university.

College of Education and Health Professions Appointments Education Educational Leadership

New Communication Disorders Faculty Member's Work Focuses on People with Disabilities

Friday, September 15, 2017

Assistant professor Christine Holyfield researches augmentative and alternative communication, focusing on developing and evaluating interventions for people whose speech capabilities don't meet their daily needs.

College of Education and Health Professions Appointments Education Communication Disorders

Wang Joins HESC Human Nutrition and Hospitality Innovation Faculty

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Yao-Chin Wang has joined the faculty in the School of Human Environmental Sciences as assistant professor of human nutrition and hospitality innovation.

Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences Appointments AFLS-Human Environmental Sciences

College of Engineering Welcomes New Tenure-Track Faculty Members

Monday, September 11, 2017

The College of Engineering welcomes several new tenure-track assistant professors to the faculty who bring a range of research interests and backgrounds to the college.

College of Engineering Appointments Engineering Civil Engineering Computer Science and Computer Engineering Electrical Engineering Industrial Engineering

Salmon Named Director of Center for Retailing Excellence

Friday, September 08, 2017

Jessica Salmon was named director of the Center for Retailing Excellence for the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas, effective July 17.

Walton College of Business Appointments
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