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Arvest Foundation
September 16, 2022 • Posted in ,

Arvest Foundation Supports Student Emergency Fund

The Arvest Foundation made a $3,500 donation this week to the University of the Ozarks’ Student Emergency Fund. Among those who attended the check presentation were (pictured, from left) Dody Pelts, U of O vice president for student success; Tony Warren, Arvest vice president/commercial lender; Benjamin Stormes, U of O Student Government Association president; Richard […]

New Hires
September 16, 2022 • Posted in

Buchanan, Fitzpatrick ’21 Join U of O

The University of the Ozarks’ Office of Enrollment and Marketing has announced two new additions to its team. Crystal Buchanan is the new marketing coordinator as of Sept. 1, and Michael Fitzpatrick ‘21 has joined the admission team as the international admission counselor as of Sept. 7. A native of Hector, Ark., Buchanan attended Arkansas […]

Figliulo Family
September 15, 2022 • Posted in ,

Figliulo Family Legacy at Ozarks Spans Five Decades

It was the summer of 1970 when John and Marge Figliulo drove from their hometown of Chicago to Clarksville, Ark., to bring their daughter, Virginia “Ginny” Figliulo Manning, to the University of the Ozarks campus after the family had learned about the college from a newspaper ad. That trip would be the start a long […]

Robson Library
September 14, 2022 • Posted in

Robson Library to Present Banned Book Discussion, Author Talks

The University of the Ozarks’ Robson Library will present several events that are open to the community over the next several months, including a Banned Book Discussion with local librarians on Wednesday, Sept. 21. The Banned Book Discussion will begin at 7 p.m. in Robson Library and will include Doug Denne, director of Robson Library; […]

President Dunsworth
September 14, 2022 • Posted in

President Dunsworth Elected Vice Chair of HLC Board

University of the Ozarks President Richard L. Dunsworth, J.D., has been elected as vice chair of the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) Board of Trustees. Dunsworth’s two-year term as vice chair will run from Sept. 1, 2022 to Aug. 31, 2024. Founded in 1895 as one of six regional institutional accreditors in the United States, HLC […]

Campus Photo
September 12, 2022 • Posted in ,

U.S. News Ranks Ozarks No. 2 Best Value in South

University of the Ozarks has been ranked the No. 2 Best Value and No. 6 overall in the South in the latest U.S. News & World Report’s annual college rankings. In the 2023 edition of Best Colleges, released this week, U of O ranked second in the “Best Value Schools” category among the nearly 100 […]

Great Colleges to Work For
September 12, 2022 • Posted in

U of O Named a Great College to Work For

University of the Ozarks has been named one of the best colleges in the nation to work for, according to the Great Colleges to Work For® program. The results, released today (Sept. 12) in a special insert of The Chronicle of Higher Education, are based on a survey of 212 colleges and universities. In all, […]

students walking
September 9, 2022 • Posted in ,

U of O Incoming Class Enrollment Up 19 Percent

The University of the Ozarks’ incoming class for the 2022 Fall Semester represents a 19 percent increase over last year’s incoming class, University officials announced this week. A total of 785 students were enrolled at Ozarks as of the end of business on Sept. 7, the official day of record for the semester. It marks […]

Horn and Son Construction
September 8, 2022 • Posted in ,

Horn and Son Construction Named 2022 Community Champion

Photo: The management team for Horn and Son Construction includes (from left) Chris Smith, property manager; Amie Hughes, office manager; Kenny Colvin, job superintendent; and owners Brianna and Travis Horn. Horn and Son Construction of Clarksville, which has partnered with University of the Ozarks on several recent facility projects, will receive the University’s 2022 Community […]