UA top fundraiser reassigned; spent $3.1 million over

Posted: December 4, 2012 at 12:43 a.m.

Brad Choate (shown), vice chancellor for advancement, was not fired, Gearhart said in a telephone interview Monday, but the university will not renew his letter of appointment when it ends at the end of the current fiscal year on June 30, 2013.

The University of Arkansas at Fayetteville has reassigned its chief fundraiser and his budget officer after a review found the Division of Advancement had overspent its $10 million budget by $3.1 million at the close of the previous fiscal year June 30, Chancellor G. David Gearhart said Monday.

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