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The list of University of Arkansas Alumni includes distinguished alumni, faculty, and leaders of the University of Arkansas.

Contents

Alumni

Arts, entertainment and letters

Business, science and academia

Sports

After attending Arkansas, Dan Hampton played for the Chicago Bears of the NFL from 1979 to 1990. Dan Hampton.JPG
After attending Arkansas, Dan Hampton played for the Chicago Bears of the NFL from 1979 to 1990.

Olympians

Politics, law and military

Admiral Vern Clark, Chief of Naval Operations for the United States Navy, is an alumnus of the University of Arkansas. VernClark.jpg
Admiral Vern Clark, Chief of Naval Operations for the United States Navy, is an alumnus of the University of Arkansas.
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David Pryor

Faculty

University presidents

Up until 1982, the president was the chief administrative officer of the Fayetteville campus. After 1982, the position of chancellor was created to be the top administrator at the Fayetteville campus, and the title of president referred to the University of Arkansas System.

PresidentTenure
Noah P. Gates1871–1873
Albert W. Bishop1873–1875
Noah P. Gates1875–1877
Daniel Harvey Hill 1877–1884
George M. Edgar 1884–1887
Edward H. Murfee1887–1894
John L. Buchanan1894–1902
Henry S. Hartzog1902–1905
John N. Tillman 1905–1912
John Hugh Reynolds (acting)1912–1913
John C. Futrall 1913–1939
J. William Fulbright 1939–1941
Arthur M. Harding1941–1947
Lewis Webster Jones 1947–1951
John T. Caldwell 1952–1959
Storm Whaley (acting)1959–1960
David Wiley Mullins 1960–1974
Charles E. Bishop 1974–1980
James E. Martin*1980–1982

*Martin continued to serve as President of the University of Arkansas System after 1982.

University chancellors

Up until 1982, the president was the chief administrative officer of the Fayetteville campus. After 1982, the position of chancellor was created to be the top administrator at the Fayetteville campus.

ChancellorTenure
B.A. Nugent1982–1983
Willard Gatewood1984–1985
Daniel Ferritor1986–1997
John A. White 1997–2008
Dr. G. David Gearhart 2008–2015
Joseph E. Steinmetz2016–present

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