Date Released: 10/11/2012Clarksville, Ark. --- The University of the Ozarks Board of Trustees has elected Richard L. "Rich" Dunsworth, J.D., as the University's 25th president, effective July 1, 2013. Dunsworth, 43, has served as vice president for enrollment at Millikin University in Illinois, since 2004. He will succeed Dr. Rick Niece, who is retiring in June after a 16-year tenure as president of the private, Presbyterian-affiliated university.
Date Released: 7/9/2012The University of the Ozarks' Presidential Search Committee has begun to narrow the list of applicants in its quest to find the university's 25th president.
Date Released: 3/28/2012Clarksville, Ark. - Dr. Rick D. Niece, the third longest serving president in University of the Ozarks history, has announced he plans to retire at the end of the 2012-2013 academic year.