News Archive

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Veteran Administrators Promoted to New Positions in Enrollment Services

Monday, October 23, 2017

Wendy Stouffer and Phillip Blevins will take on new duties in admissions and financial aid as part of restructuring.

Academic Affairs Administrative News Appointments

Bumpers College Dean Candidates Visiting Campus, Giving Public Lectures

Friday, October 13, 2017

Four finalists for dean of Bumpers College will participate in public forums between Oct. 18 and Nov. 6. 

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Academic Affairs Administrative News Agriculture Appointments

Industrial Engineering Professor Named Chairman of National Academy of Engineering Study

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Greg Parnell, research professor of industrial engineering, has been named chair of a National Academy of Engineering study on the safety and risks associated with offshore oil and gas production.

College of Engineering Appointments Engineering Industrial Engineering

Gearhart to Serve on New Fulbright Association Presidents Council

Tuesday, October 03, 2017

Dave Gearhart, former chancellor of the University of Arkansas, has accepted an appointment to the Fulbright Association's inaugural Presidents Council.

College of Education and Health Professions J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Appointments International Higher Education

New Office of Student Success Aims to Meet Needs 'One Student at a Time'

Tuesday, October 03, 2017

Three projects in the works to help students transition to the U of A, stay in school, get good grades, graduate and prosper in the future.

Academic Affairs Administrative News Appointments

Leadership Walton Student Executive Committee Formed

Friday, September 29, 2017

A student executive committee has been formed this fall to help direct Leadership Walton, a career path management program in the Sam M. Walton College of Business.

Sam M. Walton College of Business Appointments Business

Rom Selected as International Education Association Presidential Fellow

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Curt Rom, associate dean for International Education, has been selected as an Association of International Education Administrators 2017-18 Presidential Fellow.

Graduate School Appointments International

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 & 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
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