3 UA trustees have links to 3 firms tied to stadium project

Posted: September 8, 2016 at 5:45 a.m.

Morril Harriman (center) told fellow University of Arkansas System trustees that he would abstain from voting on resolutions related to a bond issue for Razorback Stadium expansion even though university lawyers told him he didn’t have a conflict.

Three University of Arkansas System trustees -- Reynie Rutledge, Kelly Eichler and Morril Harriman -- have ties to businesses that stand to earn at least $195,800 from a $160 million project to add upscale seats to Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium in Fayetteville, public records show.

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