The University of Arkansas Board of Trustees has just announced an 11 a.m. meeting this morning by telephone at which it is expected to immediately go into executive session.
Hard to believe this doesn’t relate to the opening for an athletic director at the Fayetteville campus of UA. Jeff Long was fired by Chancellor Joseph Steinmetz after a
Several candidates have been mentioned for the job, most often Derrick Gragg, the current athletic director at Tulsa, who earned a Ph.D. at Arkansas and served in the athletic administration of Frank Broyles before getting top jobs at Eastern Michigan and then Tulsa.
There’a football coach opening, too, and that process has been proceeding under
After meeting for about an hour, the board called in UA System President Donald Bobbitt. There were still in closed session at 12:25 p.m.
UPDATE: The meeting concluded shortly before 2 p.m. No votes were taken, meaning no board decisions were made in the session. Whether they were advised about decisions by others down the chain of command is not known.