Campus mourns the loss of past trustee

The University of Central Arkansas mourns the loss of past board member Dallda F. Womack, who died Friday at a Little Rock hospital.

Services for Womack were Tuesday, June 11, 2013 at the D.F. Womack Gymnasium at Star City High School at 11 a.m. The online obituary can be found at

Womack was appointed to the board in July 1990 and served until February 2004. During the February 2004 meeting, the board passed a resolution honoring Womack’s service. The resolution reads:


WHEREAS, Dalda Womack has had a long, distinguished career in which he has served not only the

University of Central Arkansas, but the entire state through his years in secondary education and his long,

faithful service to Arkansas Boys State; and

WHEREAS, his 13 1/2 years on the University of Central Arkansas Board of Trustees have seen him hold

every board office and provide very capable leadership; and

WHEREAS, his years of service on the University of Central Arkansas Board of Trustees have covered the greatest growth in the history of the institution; and

WHEREAS, Dalda Womack’s in-depth knowledge of process has been invaluable to the seamless transition of the Board; and

WHEREAS, in that role, his knowledge of the University of Central Arkansas has been critical to the Board of Trustees, as well as President Hardin; and

WHEREAS, presidents, trustees, and vice presidents have relied on Dalda Womack’s institutional memory and knowledge to retrieve actions by the UCA board when needed; and

WHEREAS, Dalda Womack’s loyal service to Arkansas Boys State has laid the foundation for hundreds of high school juniors to learn about their state and nation with many going on to the highest levels of public service including a President of the United States; and

WHEREAS, Dalda Womack has been a role model for countless young people in his successful coaching career; and

WHEREAS, Dalda Womack has been a champion for improving secondary education in Arkansas through his years of service as Superintendent of Schools at both Gillett and Star City; and

WHEREAS, as a result of his committed service, all connected to the University of Central Arkansas have benefited;

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the University of Central Arkansas extends its deepest appreciation to Dalda Womack for his years of exemplary service to the Board of Trustees and that Dalda Womack is hereby recognized for his years of outstanding service to the faculty, staff, students and friends of the University.

Adopted this 20th day of February 2004 in Conway, Arkansas