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Lisa Hammersly

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6 tell their sides of UA unit woes

Choate says he's scapegoat; Diamond says law ignored

Subscriber onlyFormer University of Arkansas at Fayetteville fundraising division leaders Brad Choate and John Diamond told legislators Tuesday that the state s largest university in the past year has deteriorated into a hostile work environment rife with cultures of cover up and delete and destroy. Continue reading...

2nd panel to look at UA unit

Subscriber onlyA second joint legislative committee will take a shot Tuesday at identifying mistakes that led to millions in overspending by the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville’s fundraising division. Continue reading...

Inmate released in jail mix-up is arrested again

Subscriber onlyFORT SMITH — FORT SMITH — Sebastian County sheriff’s deputies Monday arrested a jail inmate who was awaiting a transfer to state prison — four days after they mistakenly released him from jail. Continue reading...

Choate expected to air his side of what caused UA unit deficit

Subscriber onlyBrad Choate, one of the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville’s most successful fundraisers, is expected to talk publicly this week for the first time about how the Division of University Advancement under his leadership last year became mired in a surprise, multimillion-dollar deficit. Continue reading...

4 UA issues under review

Subscriber onlyWashington County prosecutors are investigating four issues related to multimillion-dollar deficits in the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville Division of University Advancement. Continue reading...

Panel puts off UA hearing

Subscriber onlyThe Arkansas Legislative Joint Auditing Committee has postponed until Dec. 13 a second round of hearings into overspending by the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville fundraising division. Continue reading...

FBI agent pokes into UA audit’s 4 concerns

Subscriber onlyAn FBI agent who specializes in financial matters has joined a Washington County prosecutor’s team that is investigating concerns that arose in an audit of the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville’s fundraising division. Continue reading...

Leaders to seek more on UA audit

Legislators look at re-questioning

Subscriber onlyKey legislators want to hear other views concerning a state audit report into deficit spending by the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville’s fundraising division — including from the division’s former chief Brad Choate and budget officer Joy Sharp, they said Monday. Continue reading...

UA deficit audit nears finish

Official estimates it to be released later in the summer

Subscriber onlyLegislative auditors have completed much of the field work on a review of deficit finances at the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville’s Division of Advancement and estimate the audit to be released later this summer, an official said Friday. Continue reading...

As union votes, ABF-pact critics arise

Subscriber onlyFORT SMITH — Teamsters union leaders are urging more than 7,000 of their members to approve a new, five-year contract with ABF Freight System Inc. in Fort Smith, one of the nation’s largest trucking firms. Continue reading...

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