Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on August 8, 1974 · Page 28
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Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 28

Fayetteville, Arkansas
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Thursday, August 8, 1974
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21 NeHhwert ArJctmsoi TIMES, Thun., Aug. 8, 1974 FAYITTIVH.LI, ARKANSAS Fayetteville and the University Welcome New President Dr. Charles E. Bishop is assuming his duties as the 15th president of the University of Arkansas. He is a most worthy successor to Dr. David W. Mullins, who retired last spring after serving 14 years to the day as chief executive of the institution. Dr. Bishop is a widely recognized authority in the field of agricultural economics, but his area of expertise reaches much farther than this. He comes to the University with excellent credentials after serving the past four years as chancellor of the University of Maryland's College Park campus. This is the 10th largest college or university campus in the nation, with an enrollment of almost 34,000 students. · At the University, Dr. Bishop will assume the responsibility of directing the programs and activities of the growing multicampus UofA System.-It is, In Dr. Bishop's own words, "a young and vigorous system", the future of which is in keeping with the promise of Arkansas as "the Land of Opportunity". Dr. Bishop is committed to the comprehensive development .of higher education in all areas, including the liberal arts curricula, as well as the scientific, technological and professional disciplines. Dr. Bishop's superior abilities have been recognized by both the federal and state governments. Three presidents have utilized his services. He was a member of a task force on vocational education under the late John F. Kennedy; served as executive director of the President's National Advisory Commission on Rural Poverty under the late Lyndon B. Johnson, and is currently i member of President Nixon's Food Advisory Council. Dr. Bishop joins a distinguished list of educators who have headed the University of Arkansas during its 103-year history. Fayetteville Savings and Loan Assn. 201 North East Avenue OZARKS ELECTRIC Cooperative Corporation FAYETTEVILLE SHEET METAL WORKS 1250 N. LEVERETT PHONE 442-4101 ^^Hl^k FAYETTEYILLF. fgSyjjj^ COCA-COLA ^^^^^^^^^^V ^AMMWB ( k l A ^ A ^^^^^^^T BOTTLING CO. Bottled Under Authority of the Coca-Cola Company Phon. 442-7345 EVELYN HILLS SHOPPING CENTER AsK LINCOLN NATIONAL Ml LIFE INSURANCE f^M$-i COMPANY ran «**««. mwmw 112 SOUTH, EAST AVENUE FAYETTEVILLE-- PHONE 521-7900 ' McCLINTON BROS. CO. Lime -- Gravel -- Crushed Rock General Offices: Hathcoek Office Building Arkansas Western Gas Company / OZARK HOME AND GARDEN CENTER 20 E. TOWNSHIP ROAD C/ 4 MILE EAST WHIT CHEVY) PHONE 442-5311

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