UA chancellor disputes fired official’s assertions

Ex-top school spokesman quick to fire back

Posted: August 27, 2013 at 12:30 a.m.

Chris Wyrick (left), vice chancellor for university advancement, and G. David Gearhart, chancellor of the University of Arkansas, talk to reporters Monday at the University of Arkansas to answer questions regarding the recent firing of John Diamond, associate vice chancellor for university relations.

The chancellor of the University of Arkansas disputes the assertion by his former chief spokesman that the Fayetteville campus fired him because of disagreements about its openness and accountability to the public, saying Monday that the reasons the sides will part ways include John Diamond’s insubordination.

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reminds me of the of the Captain of the USS Caine

Posted by: hooverlarry07060619

August 27, 2013 at 6:53 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

I suspect, as in most disputes of this nature, there's a little bit of truth, mixed in with a lot of exaggeration, on both sides.

Posted by: mirwin

August 27, 2013 at 10:22 a.m. ( | suggest removal )