M02-17 - UCA PRESIDENT WINFRED THOMPSON COLLECTION

Winfred L. Thompson is a native of Gurdon, Arkansas.  He received a bachelor’s degree from the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville and a master’s degree and Ph.D. from the University of Chicago.  His Juris Doctorate (J.D.) was earned at George Washington University.

Thompson served in the Peace Corps and later was an assistant to U.S. Representative Ray Thornton.  He also practiced law before his career at Arkansas State University.  At ASU Thompson was director of development and later served as vice president for planning and institutional advancement.

In 1984 Thompson went to the University of Arkansas as assistant to the president of the university system.  He also served as vice president for finance and administration, and later as vice chancellor for finance & administration of the Fayetteville campus.

Dr. Thompson came to UCA on April 1, 1988 as the institution’s seventh president.  He would continue in this position until December 21, 2001.  After leaving UCA he became chancellor of the American University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates.

Dr. Thompson and his Wife, Carmen, have a daughter-Emily, and a son-Michael.

 

Series I

Box 1

File 1 – Question and Answer Session on Presidential Candidates, 1987-‘88

File 2 – Presidential Search Committee Newspaper Articles, 1987

File 3 – Presidential Research and Screening Committee Interview Notes

File 4 – Video Cassette – Investiture of Dr. Winfred L. Thompson, Oct. 7, 1988 & Box of Business Cards – Winfred L. Thompson, President UCA

File 5 – A Brief UCA History by H. B. Hardy

File 6 – UCA Presidents Tenure List, 1908-1986

File 7 – Vice President for Academic Affairs Search and Screening Committee, Aug. 1989

File 8 – Report or the Academic Freedom Committee of The University of Central Arkansas on The Petition of Jon Bekken, March 9, 1992

File 9 – America’s Best Colleges, 1993 College Guide – U. S. News and World Report

File 10- A Tax Guide for College and University Presidents - Copy Right, 1994 by American Council on Education

File 11- Emergency Procedures, May 1995

File 12- Staff Senate Cute Baby Cute Contest – Spring Picnic, 1995

File 13- “An Anniversary Ode” by Carolyn Floyd, 1997

File 14- Gulf South Conference, Dec. 22, 1998

File 15- Legislation - 82nd General Assembly, 1999

File 16- Log Cabin Democrat Newspaper Article, March 24, 1999 – U of A Chancellor John White, agrees with UCA President Winfred Thompson: Higher Education Needs Funds

File 17- Faculty/Staff Addresses, Aug. 24, 1999

File 18- President Thomson Personal Copy of Faculty/Address, Aug. 24, 1999

File 19- UCA Response To AAUP Report” Academic Freedom and Tenure: University of Central Arkansas – 1999 (3 Items - Response Report and Revised Draft Concerning Dr. John Lammers

File 20- Faculty Rank and Tenure by Department and College – Fall 1999

File 21- News Faculty and Professional Staff – Fall 1999

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Series I

Box 2

File 1 – Report - Commission on Institutions Higher Education of North Central Assoc. of Colleges and Schools, April 9-12, 2000

File 2 – President Thompson’s Address To Faculty/Profession Staff, Aug. 24, 2000 (2 copies)

File 3 – Legislation - 83rd General Assembly, 2001

File 4 – Approved Personnel List, May 4, 2001

File 5 – Photos

File 6 – Correspondence, 1990’s- 2001 and undated

File 7 – Birthday Cards

File 8 – Newspaper Articles, 1988-2001

File 9 – Log Cabin Democrat Newspaper Articles on Winfred L. Thompson – Retiring President of UCA, 2001

File 10- Log Cabin Newspaper Articles De- President Winfred L. Thompson Resignation Effective Dec. 2001 - John Smith Named Interim President

File 11- Miscellaneous

Item 1 - Coffee Mug: “Jr. University S.C.H.O.L.A.R.S.” donated by Dr. Winfred Thompson University of Central Arkansas 7th President, 1995

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Series II

Box 1

File 1 - UCA campus “Master Plan”

File 2 - UCA building legend floor plans and square footage

File 3 - Various architectural firms

File 4 - Student Center Additions: Final Program Report, August 1993

File 5 - (1 of 5) AETN – UCA New Telecommunication Center Program Manual, May 1994 and Schematic Design Phase – Statement of Probable Cost – by Fennell Purifoy Architects, PLC

File 6 – (2 of 5) AETN – UCA New Telecommunication Center Proposed Performance Hall, Feb. 1995 by Fennell Purifoy Architects, PLC

File 7 – (3 of 5) UCA Performance Hall Preliminary Design, Aug. 1995 by Fennell Purifoy Architects, PLC

File 8 – (4 of 5) AETN – UCA Arkansas Educational Communication Center UCA Conference Center and Continuing Department, May 7, 1996 (2 Copies) by Fennell Purifoy Architects, PLC – Little Rock, Ark.

File 9 – (5 of 5) David W. Reynolds Performance Hall Schematic Design , Oct. 7, 1997 by Fennell Purifoy Architects, PLC – Little Rock, Ark.

File 10- UCA Buildings Information – May 16, 1995 (construction date, square feet, condition, function, etc.)

File 11- UCA Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Athletics – Master Plan by HNTB Sports Architecture (Draft), 1995

File 12- UCA Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Athletics – Master Plan by HNTB Sports Architecture, Feb. 1, 1995

File 13- Wingo Hall Rehabilitation, June 1995 – Schematic Design Response – Architects Borne & Jameson

File 14- Short-Denny Residence Hall proposed Renovations – Steelman Connell Moseley Architects PA, Little Rock, Ark., Aug. 1995

File 15- UCA Academic and Administrative Space Analysis Draft 1.0, Sept. 1995 – AMR Architects, Inc. Little Rock, Ark.

File 16- UCA Academic and Administrative Space Analysis, Dec. 1995 – AMR Architects, Inc. Little Rock, Ark.

File 17- Estes Stadium Preliminary Report, 1995 by Cromwell Architects Engineers – Little Rock, Ark.

File 18- Estes Stadium Renovations, Aug. 1995 - w/floor plans by Cromwell Architects Engineers, Little Rock, Ark.

File 19- UCA Campus Evaluation by Van Yahres Associates Landscape Architects – Charlottesville, Virginia

File 20- Proposed Dormitory Housing, Nov. 8, 1996 by Witsell, Evans, & Rasco, PA – Little Rock, Ark.

File 21- UCA – New Resident hall Selection Interview, Dec. 3, 1996 by Witsell, Evans & Rasco, PA – Little Rock, Ark.

File 22- UCA New Residence Hall Project Report, July 1997

File 23- A proposed computer science addition to the Lewis Science Center, October 1997

File 24- UCA Building Information Report, October 1997 by Sanders-2, Conway, Ark.

File 25- UCA Master Plan, July 1998 by Allison architects with Van Yahres Associates

File 26- Math & Technology Building: A Conceptual Study, January 8, 1999

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End of Series II

 

Series III

Box 1

File 1 – Faulty Handbook, 1983 (4 Copies)

File 2 – A Proposal for a news Program leading to the Ed. S. Degree, 1987

File 3 – UCA Board of Trustees, Feb. 19, 1988

File 4 – UCA Board of Trustees, April 15, 1988

File 5 – UCA Board of Trustees, June 17, 1988

File 6 – UCA Board of Trustees, Dec. 5, 1988

File 7 – A Plan For Using Income From The Winthrop Rockefeller Endowment

File 8 – UCA Operating Budget For Fiscal Year 1990-91

File 9 – UCA Foundation Financial Reports – Aug. 31, 1995; Nov. 30, 1995; Dec. 31, 1995

File 10- Financial Analysis of UCA and Peer Group Fiscal Year 1995-‘96

File 11- UCA Foundation Financial Reports – Jan. 31, 1996; Feb. 29, 1996; May 31, 1996; June 30, 1996

File 12- UCA Foundation Financial Reports – July 31, 1996; Aug. 31, 1996; Sept. 30, 1996; Oct. 31, 1996

File 13- State of Arkansas Request For Non-Classified Positions Arkansas Department of Higher Education (ADHE) Analysis of Personal Services, Fiscal Years Ending June 30, 1998 & June 30, 1999 – UCA, April 19, 1996

File 14- State of Arkansas Request for Classified Positions - Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Analysis of Personal Services - Fiscal Years Ending June 30, 1998 and June 30, 1999 – UCA, April 30, 1996

File 15- UCA Fact Book, 1996-1997

File 16- Arkansas Public Higher Education General Operating and Capital Recommendations, 1997-1999 Biennium – Vol. 2 – 7A, Oct. 1996

File 17- Arkansas Public Higher Education Personal Services Recommendations for Non-classified Positions, 1997-1999 – Biennium – 7B, Oct. 1996

File 18- UCA Faculty Handbook, Oct. 1996

File 19- Directory of Higher Education in Arkansas, 1997

File 20- UCA Foundation Financial Report (5) – Jan. 31, 1997; March 31, 1997; April 30, 1997; May 31, 1997; June 30, 1997

File 21- UCA Foundation Financial Report (5) – July 31, 1997; Aug. 31, 1997; Sept. 30, 1997; Nov. 30, 1997; Dec. 31, 1997

File 22- Fact Book on Arkansas Public Higher Education, July 1997 – Arkansas Dept. of Higher Education, Little Rock, Ark.

File 23- Donald W. Reynolds Foundation Annual Report, 1997

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Series III

Box 2

File 1 – UCA Operating Budget, fiscal year 1997-1998

File 2 – UCA Financial Report, fiscal year 1997-1998

File 3 – UCA Foundation Financial Report, March 1998, June 1998, September 1998, and December 1998

File 4 – UCA Foundation INC. Financial Statement, June 1998

File 5 – American Council on Education Membership Directory, 1998

File 6 – UCA Operating Budget, fiscal year 1998-1999

File 7 – UCA Fact Book, 1998-1999

File 8 – UCA Financial Report, 1998-1999

File 9 – UCA Faculty, Staff, and Student Directory, 1998-1999

File 10A- UCA Continuing Education Guided Study / Correspondence Audit Report, June 9, 1999

File 10B- UCA Continuing Education: Exhibits 1-24, June 1999

File 10C- UCA Continuing Education: Exhibits 25-45, June 1999

File 11- UCA Operating Budget, fiscal year 1999-2000

File 12- UCA Financial Report, 1999-2000

File 13- UCA Foundation Financial Report, June 1999, October 1999, December 1999

File 14- UCA Board of Trustees Agenda, February 2000

File 15- UCA Foundation Financial Report, March 2000, June 2000

File 16- UCA Foundation Financial Statement, June 2000

File 17- UCA Board of Trustees Agenda, August 2000

File 18- UCA Operating Budget, 2000-2001

File 19- UCA Fact Book, 2000-2001

File 20- UCA Foundation Financial Report, December 2000

File 21- UCA Financial Report, 2000-2001

File 22- UCA Foundation Financial Report, June 2001

File 23- UCA Operating Budget, 2001-2002

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End of Series III

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