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Dr. Scott
January 5, 2021 • Posted in , ,

Dr. Scott Named Dean of Social Sciences

Dr. Christine Scott has been named the dean of the Division of Social Sciences, University of the Ozarks officials announced this week Scott, an associate professor of business, began her new duties on Jan. 4, 2021. She succeeds Joel Rossmaier, who resigned in December in order to return to the classroom on a full-time basis. […]

December 20, 2020 • Posted in , , , ,

Pratt’s Artwork Selected for Fort Smith Exhibit

University of the Ozarks senior Ashante Pratt has had her video artwork, Peaceful Disturbance, accepted into the Fort Smith Regional Art Museum annual exhibition. The RAM Annual Invitational, “Exploring Mindscapes: An Artist’s Reflection,” will be on display from Jan. 8, 2021, to May 16, 2021, at the museum, located at 1601 Rogers Ave., in Fort Smith. Pratt, an art […]

December 16, 2020 • Posted in , ,

Lilly Endowment Grant to Help University Assist Rural Presbyterian Pastors

University of the Ozarks will receive a nearly $1 million grant from Lilly Endowment Inc. to establish a program that will support pastors of rural and minority-serving Presbyterian Churches throughout Arkansas. The grant is part of Lilly Endowment’s Thriving in Ministry, an initiative that supports a variety of religious organizations across the nation as they […]

November 30, 2020 • Posted in , , ,

Fall 2020 Commencement Set for Virtual Format on Dec. 19

University of the Ozarks will hold its 2020 Fall Commencement in an all-virtual format at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 19. The ceremony will be livestreamed via the University’s Facebook page as well as through Zoom. The Zoom link for the ceremony is: The ceremony will include live speakers as well as visual and […]

Allison Freed
November 16, 2020 • Posted in , ,

Dr. Freed Named President-Elect of ArATE

Dr. Allison Freed, director of teacher education and assistant professor of education/science education at University of the Ozarks, has been selected as president-elect of the Arkansas Association of Teacher Education (ArATE). Her term as president-elect will run from January 2021 until July 2021, at which time she will take over as president of the state-wide […]