The University of Arkansas announced Tuesday that it was removing the “interim” tag from Matthew Waller’s title, naming him the dean of the Sam M. Walton College of Business.
The move is official on May 1. Waller, who has worked for the Walton College for more than 20 years, was named the interim dean one year ago after the departure of Eli Jones, who left the UA to become dean of the Texas A&M Mays Business School.
In addition to his position as dean, Waller, 51, will hold the Sam M. Walton Leadership Chair in Business in addition to his position as dean.
“Matt Waller has been making important contributions to Walton College from the time he arrived on campus,” University of Arkansas Provost Ashok Saxena said in a university news release. “He has the... [ MORE ]