Through a variety of events the weekend of Sept. 15-17, the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville formally launched a $1 billion fundraising campaign.
The drive, called “Campaign Arkansas” is already more than halfway to that goal. The UA has raised approximately $530 million in what is commonly referred to in development circles as the “quiet period,” which began July 1, 2012.
The campaign has a target date of June 30, 2020, to meet the goal.
UA Chancellor Joe Steinmetz said the campaign is critical to the future of the university. Money raised will help fund scholarships and fellowships, endowed chairs, capital projects, interdisciplinary academic programs and other priority areas that will advance the university’s goals and objectives.
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