Matt Waller, dean of the Sam M. Walton School of Enterprise on the College of Arkansas, is leaving the job later this yr.

The Northwest Arkansas Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reported Monday (March 6) that Waller intends to return to a educating place on the UA. He’ll make that transition on Aug. 14. A UA spokesman advised the newspaper that Waller despatched a letter to Walton School school and employees final week notifying them of his plans.

Waller turned Walton School dean in 2016 and began a second five-year time period on July 1, 2021.

“I’m excited to proceed the work we’ve began in my first 5 years as dean and need to thank Provost Robinson for giving me alternative to take action,” Waller mentioned on the tie of his reappointment. “We’re rising our presence in Northwest Arkansas and the remainder of the state, creating partnerships and modern applications that profit our college students and enterprise and trade all through Arkansas and the area. I’m lucky to have the backing of an impressive management group on the Walton School and the assist of your entire Walton School household of scholars, school and employees as we construct the way forward for this nice enterprise faculty collectively.”

Waller was not instantly out there for remark.

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