long track record of helping UA-Fort Smith grow into a top-notch educational institution speaks for itself.
We look forward to seeing what new heights WRI can reach under her
looks forward to the challenges at the institute.
The Winthrop Rockefeller Institute
has established itself as a first-class conference center that brings diverse populations and thought leaders together to discuss important ideas affecting our state and nation, especially those ideas that are important to honoring the legacy of Gov.
stated in a news release.
"The institute has the past success, skilled staff and key resources to move toward greater national recognition and significance, and I am excited to be a part of that."
Loyd worked at UAFS for 17 years, 12 as vice chancellor.
Loyd also has served at UAFS since 2002 as the executive director of the
, serving the foundation's 35-member Board of Directors in strategic and financial planning, coordination of communications efforts and organization of Board functions.
In a 10-year span, she
will be truly missed.
"I'm very sad to see Dr. Loyd
go, but I'm also excited for her
and the opportunity she's
stated in a UAFS news release.
will be excellent as the executive director for the
As executive director, Loyd will manage an annual budget of more than
, work with constituents to establish strategic directions for future programming that meets the institute's mission and vision statements, and maintain strong communications with the Board of
Directors and Charitable Trust
will begin her