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Peter Kohler, Vice Chancellor at UAMS Northwest, to Retire

On Dec. 31, Peter Kohler, the vice chancellor of the Northwest Arkansas regional campus of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) will retire. Pearl McElfish, director of the Office of Community Health and Research and co-director of the Center for Pacific Islander Health, will also assume a new leadership at the Fayetteville campus.

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Top UA Fundraiser Resigns

University of Arkansas Chancellor Joseph Steinmetz announced Monday that Chris Wyrick, vice chancellor of university advancement, will step down from his position effective immediately.

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Don Soderquist, Former Walmart Executive, Dies at 82

Former Wal-Mart Stores Inc. executive Don Soderquist died Thursday morning from complications of heart surgery, according to a statement provided by the leadership development organization that was founded in his name. Soderquist was founding executive of Soderquist Leadership in Siloam Springs and a 2010 inductee into the Arkansas Business Hall of Fame.