UAM Schools of Forestry and Natural Resources / Agriculture Merge To Form College of Forestry, Agriculture and Natural Resources

MONTICELLO, AR - The University of Arkansas at Monticello is merging its academic programs in agriculture, forestry and natural resources. The School of Forestry and Natural Resources and the School of Agriculture will now be the College of Forestry, Agriculture and Natural Resources. The merger was formally approved recently by the UA System Board of Trustees.

Remembering Coach Alvy Early

MONTICELLO, AR - The winningest coach in the history of college athletics in Arkansas has coached his last game. Alvy Early, who won more than any coach in the history of college athletics in Arkansas, regardless of the sport or division, finally met an opponent he couldn't defeat. Early lost a short, sudden battle with cancer today, ending a storybook coaching career that covered a half century. Early coached the women's basketball and softball teams at the University of Arkansas at Monticello for 39 years, including three years when he coached both sports and served as the school's athletics director at the same time, never missing a beat. Before coming to UAM, he was a successful high school coach in West Fork.

Jeff Weaver Named Vice Chancellor For Advancement

MONTICELLO, AR - Jeff Weaver, vice president for external affairs at National Park College in Hot Springs, has been named vice chancellor for advancement at his alma mater, the University of Arkansas at Monticello. Weaver will lead university initiatives in fund-raising, governmental relations, alumni relations and technology.

UAM To Host Freshman Preregistration Sessions June 11-12, Transfer Preregistration June 13

MONTICELLO, AR - The University of Arkansas at Monticello will hold two preregistration sessions for incoming freshmen June 11 and 12, according to Tawana Greene, director of admissions. Both sessions begin with registration at 12:30 p.m. in the John F. Gibson University Center. Only students who have applied for admission and have received notification may preregister on those dates. Sessions for parents will provide information regarding the Family Educational Right to Privacy Act (FERPA), academic programs, financial aid, student programs and activities, residence life, campus safety and services, and information technology.

Dr. Moses Goldmon Is UAM's New Vice Chancellor for Student Engagement

MONTICELLO, AR - Dr. Moses V. Goldmon is coming home. A star wide receiver on the University of Arkansas at Monticello football team in the early 1980's, Goldmon is returning to his alma mater as vice chancellor for student engagement. The appointment was announced today by UAM Chancellor Karla Hughes.

Dr. Marsha Clayton Is New Dean Of The UAM School Of Business

MONTICELLO, AR - Dr. Marsha Clayton, a long-time member of the faculty at the University of Arkansas at Monticello, has been named dean of the UAM School of Business, according to Dr. Peggy Doss, vice chancellor for academic affairs.

Alex Becker Named Vice Chancellor For Finance And Administration

MONTICELLO, AR - Alex Becker of Monticello is the newest member of the senior leadership team at the University of Arkansas at Monticello. Becker was recently appointed vice chancellor for finance and administration where he will serve as the institution's chief financial officer.