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Anita Hill Lecture
The UALR Office of Campus Life sponsored a lecture by Professor Anita Hill on March 19, 2003. View the announcement, visit links that give background and see a list of related books available in the the Ottenheimer Library.


Presidential Studies Reading Area OpenedPhoto of Ribbon Cutting
Thursday, January 30, 2003: Chancellor Anderson and Dean of Arts and Humanities Deborah Baldwin cut the ribbon to officially open the new Presidential Studies Reading Area in UALR's Ottenheimer Library.

The Presidential Studies Reading Area houses a variety of reference books, videos, and other materials, most of which were purchased with a grant for Presidential Studies from the Donaghey Foundation. Currently, a collection of campaign and political memorabilia, including Bill Clinton trading cards, can be seen as part of continually changing display.

View more photos of the January 30 Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and Reception.



Clinton Diarist On Campus

In celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day, The Office of Campus Life brought former newspaper publisher and White House staffer Janis Kearney to UALR last Tuesday, January 21, 2003. Ms. Kearney attended a breakfast with students in the Clinton Presidency class and then gave a public lecture in the Donaghey Center on her experiences as President Clinton's personal diarist. Kearney is a native of Arkansas and a graduate of the U of A system.
(more about Janis Kearney)



UALR Professor Interviewed on MSNBC
Dr. Margaret Scranton was interviewed on MSNBC's Nachman show Tuesday, January 21 about the Clinton Presidency class she is teaching this semester. A complete transcript of the interview is available at (Note: Dr. Scranton appears late in the show, so you might want to use your browser's FIND function to search the transcript).

Class gets National Media Attention
The Clinton Presidency Class at UALR continues to generate a lot of attention in local, national and even international media. Several news agencies ran articles about the first class in the course, which was held l Thursday, January 16. Here are links to some of these articles:
Clinton Course Begins At UALR, News 4 Arkansas, 1/17/2003
Course on Clinton won't shun scandals, THE WASHINGTON TIMES-1/18/2003

First College Course on Clinton Presidency Starts, REUTERS , 1/17/2003

Course teaches 'The Clinton Presidency', CNN, 1/17/2003 (AP)


Orientation for the Clinton Presidency CoursePhoto of Class working at Computers
Students in the Clinton Presidency Course met Saturday, January 11 to learn how to log in and use the online course materials for the course. (View more photos)

Donation of Public Papers
Dr. David Alsobrook, Director of the Clinton Presidential Materials Project, recently donated a complete set of Bill Clinton's Public Papers of the President to be housed in the new Presidential Studies Documents Collection at UALR.  The papers are on display in the Presidential Studies Reading Area on the ground floor of Ottenheimer Library. (visit the Clinton Materials Project at

Seminar well attended
On November 12, 2002, Clinton confidant Bruce Lindsey; former chief of staff for the first lady, Maggie Williams; and other key managers in the Clinton White House participated in a Seminar titled "Decision-Making at the White House: the President’s Time". Hosted by UALR in cooperation with the Clinton Presidential Foundation. (More)




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