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Company Overview of University of Arkansas System

Company Overview

University of Arkansas System is an educational institution that operates University of Arkansas institutions. The system is based in Little Rock, Arkansas.

2404 North University Avenue

Little Rock, AR 72207

United States

Phone:

501-686-2500

Fax:

501-686-2506

Key Executives for University of Arkansas System

Director of Criminal Justice Institute
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

University of Arkansas System Key Developments

University of Arkansas System Announces Board Appointments

University of Arkansas System announced that Kelly Eichler, and former gas company executive Sheffield Nelson to the Board of Trustees, effective March 1, 2016. Kelly Eichler's appointment will expire March 1, 2026. She has served as a law clerk at the Arkansas Court of Appeals, a Pulaski County deputy prosecutor, a partner in private practice and a special judge in circuit and juvenile courts. She also served in the administration of former Gov. Mike Huckabee. Nelson is the former chairman, president and CEO of gas company Arkla. Over the past 30 years, he has been a senior partner at the law firm, House, Wallace, Nelson and Jewell, and a successor firm, Jack Nelson and Jones. Nelson's appointment will expire March 1, 2025.

University of Arkansas System Announces Executive Changes

University of Arkansas System announced that it has named an acting chancellor for its Monticello campus days after its interim chancellor was hospitalized. The company President Donald Bobbitt named Jimmie Yeiser, who is currently the provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs at the University of Arkansas at Monticello, as the acting leader. Yeiser will serve in that role until interim Chancellor Jay Jones returns. Jones was taken to a Little Rock hospital. Jones, 51, took over the 3,850-student university in an interim role after Jack Lassiter retired Jan. 5. The university is in the middle of a search for Lassiter's successor.

Onlife Health and the University of Arkansas System Renews the Partnership

Onlife Health and the University of Arkansas System renewed their partnership to bring innovative wellness initiatives to the University System's employees and their spouses. Working with Onlife Health has helped the University of Arkansas System engage its employees across Arkansas in initiatives to enhance their health and well-being. With this wellness program, the University System has the ability to reach and support staff members located hundreds of miles apart in nearly 20 separate campus locations, providing tools to help achieve individual wellness goals. The University System and Onlife Health are working together to expand the program to additional staff members in the coming months.

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