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UA’s financial controls at fault, ex-official says

Posted: December 14, 2013 at 4:23 a.m.

University of Arkansas trustee John Goodson (left) talks with Brad Choate, former UA vice chancellor for advancement, after Goodson told legislators Friday that the university had adopted state auditors’ recommendations after their review of the Advancement Division’s deficit.

“Inadequate financial management controls and … questionable accounting practices” drove the multimillion-dollar deficit in the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville’s fundraising division, according to Brad Choate, the division’s former chief.

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