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October 26, 2000 • Posted in

U of O Reaches Campaign Target, Sets Sights Higher

CLARKSVILLE, Ark. ---Boosted by major gifts for student housing and academic facilities, along with increasing broad-based support for scholarships, University of the Ozarks has achieved its five-year, $55 million campaign goal in just two years, school officials announced this week. The success of the college’s campaign "To Preserve the Pride, To Keep the Promise" has […]

October 7, 2000 • Posted in

Ozarks Announces $7 Million Gift to Fund Education, Communications Building

CLARKSVILLE, Ark. ---University of the Ozarks has announced a $7 million gift from the Willard and Pat Walker Charitable Foundation of Springdale to construct a new educational facility on the university's campus in Clarksville. The announcement was made Saturday morning at the university's Fall Board of Trustees Meeting. The 34,108 square-foot structure will house the […]

September 6, 2000 • Posted in

Enrollment up 4.4 percent at U of O

CLARKSVILLE, Ark. ---University of the Ozarks officials on Wednesday announced a fall enrollment of 622 students, a 4.4 percent increase over fall 1999 numbers and the college's largest enrollment in almost 10 years. Ozarks’ fall enrollment of 622 is the largest since 1991 when the college also reported a fall enrollment of 622. This year’s […]

September 1, 2000 • Posted in

U.S. News ranks U of O in top tier

CLARKSVILLE, Ark. ---For the second consecutive year University of the Ozarks has been ranked in the top tier of Best Regional Liberal Arts Colleges in the South by U.S. News & World Report in its 2001 guide to colleges and universities. Ozarks was also ranked as the fourth-best value among the 131 colleges and universities […]

August 24, 2000 • Posted in

International host families needed at U of O

CLARKSVILLE, Ark. ---How would you like to help a student from Belize get over homesickness? Or help a student from Ireland understand American culture? Or learn more about Spain from someone who has lived his or her entire life there? Or make a lifelong friend from Honduras, Korea or Scotland? Those are some of the […]

August 8, 2000 • Posted in

Southern theme highlights 2000-2001 WAIS

CLARKSVILLE, Ark. ---"A Celebration of the South" will be the theme of the 2000-2001 Walton Arts & Ideas Series, the annual University of the Ozarks program that brings cultural events and entertainment to the campus. This year’s series will include five performances that celebrate the heritage, history, people and personalities that make the South truly […]

August 7, 2000 • Posted in

Williamson To Lead Lady Eagles Soccer

Clarksville, Ark.-Andy Williamson has been hired to lead the University of the Ozarks women's soccer program, the university announced on Monday. By Larry Isch, Director of Public Relations Release: August 7, 2000 Williamson, 29, has served as an assistant for both the men’s and women’s programs at NCAA Division III power Trinity University in San […]

July 20, 2000 • Posted in

Janssen to lead new U of O softball program

CLARKSVILLE, Ark. ---Jon Janssen of Clarksville has been hired as the head coach of the new University of the Ozarks women's fastpitch softball program, which will begin competition during the Spring 2001 semester. ?Baptist University, has been an admission’s counselor at U of O since 1996 and head coach of the men’s and women’s cross […]

July 17, 2000 • Posted in

Ozarks busy with construction projects

CLARKSVILLE, Ark. ---Students at University of the Ozarks will notice numerous improvements and additions to their campus when they return for the 2000 Fall Semester in August. Several construction projects are underway on the campus, highlighted by the $1.3 million renovation of Smith Residence Hall and the addition of a second apartment-style complex on College […]

June 8, 2000 • Posted in

Ozarks announces Honor/Dean’s List students

CLARKSVILLE, Ark. ---The University of the Ozarks has announced its honor students for the Spring 2000 semester. To be included on the University's Honor List, a student must carry at least 12 hours and maintain a 4.00 grade point average. To be included on the Dean's List, a student must carry at least 12 hours […]