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February 25, 2002 • Posted in

President Niece named 2001 Nonprofit Executive of the Year

Clarksville, Ark. --- University of the Ozarks President Dr. Rick Niece was named 2001 Nonprofit Executive of the Year during the 14th annual Arkansas Business of the Year Awards ceremony held Feb. 21 at The Peabody in Little Rock. The state-wide competition, sponsored by the Little Rock-based Arkansas Business Publishing Group, honors top businesses, nonprofit […]

January 30, 2002 • Posted in

Ozarks reports Spring 2002 Semester enrollment of 603

?Clarksville, Ark. --- A 90 percent retention rate has helped the University of the Ozarks record its largest spring enrollment in a decade. The Spring 2002 Semester enrollment of 603 students is the largest spring enrollment since 1992 when the university had 624 students. This spring’s numbers also mark a 24 percent increase from 1999 […]

January 24, 2002 • Posted in

Ozarks names local men to Board positions

Clarksville, Ark. --- Three Clarksville men have been named to the University of the Ozarks' Board of Trustees Class of 2004. Chris Allen was re-elected to a second three-year term, and former trustees Lee White and Denton Tumbleson were also elected to the Class of 2004. The three-year terms began Jan. 1 and will run […]

September 19, 2001 • Posted in

U of O Fall Enrollment up 5%

Clarksville, Ark. --- University of the Ozarks has a 2001 fall enrollment of 654 students, a 5.1 percent increase over fall 2000 and the college's largest enrollment in more than 10 years. This year's enrollment is the highest since the college had 675 students in the fall of 1990. It includes 404 returning students and […]

September 7, 2001 • Posted in

Ozarks ranked among “top tier,” best values

Clarksville, Ark. --- University of the Ozarks has been ranked as the second-best value in the South among Comprehensive Colleges (Bachelor's) by U.S. News & World Report in its 2002 guide to colleges and universities, announced Thursday. Ozarks was also ranked for the third straight year as a "top tier" university in its Southern regional […]

May 11, 2001 • Posted in

Dr. Gomez named interim VP at Ozarks

CLARKSVILLE, Ark. ---University of the Ozarks has named Dr. Elizabeth Gomez as interim vice president for academic affairs, effective July 1. Gomez, who has served as chairman of U of O’s Sciences and Mathematics Division since 1997, replaces Dr. Caroline Whitson, who is leaving to take over the presidency at Columbia College in Columbia, S.C. […]

March 21, 2001 • Posted in

Whitson named CC president

CLARKSVILLE, Ark. --- University of the Ozarks Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Caroline Whitson of Clarksville has been named the 17th president of Columbia College in Columbia, S.C., effective July 1. Columbia College’s Board of Trustees on Monday unanimously approved Whitson to lead the private, liberal arts college for women. The United […]

February 12, 2001 • Posted in

U of O Spring Enrollment up 9%

CLARKSVILLE, Ark. --- University of the Ozarks officials on Monday announced a spring enrollment of 601 students. The current student body represents a 9 percent increase over the spring 2000 semester enrollment of 553 and a 24 percent increase over the spring 1999 enrollment of 486 at the private, liberal arts university. "The enrollment figures […]

January 29, 2001 • Posted in

U of O names Stone to head Education Division

CLARKSVILLE, Ark. --- Dr. George C. Stone has been named the new chairman of the Education Division at University of the Ozarks. Stone, who earned his undergraduate and advanced degrees at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, has served as Dean of the School of Education at Buena Vista University in Storm Lake, Iowa, for the […]

January 5, 2001 • Posted in

U of O announces Fall 2000 Semester Honor Roll

CLARKSVILLE, Ark. --- University of the Ozarks has announced its Fall 2000 Semester Dean's Honor Roll and Dean's List. To be eligible for the Dean’s Honor Roll, a student must carry at least 12 hours and achieve a 4.0 grade point average. To be eligible for the Dean’s List, a student must finish with at […]