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Ouachita’S Percussion Ensemble To Present Concert Nov. 9, Katie Smith, Ouachita News Bureau Oct 2015

Ouachita’S Percussion Ensemble To Present Concert Nov. 9, Katie Smith, Ouachita News Bureau

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Ouachita Baptist University will host the OBU Percussion Ensemble in concert on Monday, Nov. 9, at 7:30 p.m. The concert will be held in the Mabee Fine Arts Center’s McBeth Recital Hall on Ouachita’s campus. Admission is free and open to the public.


Ouachita’S Department Of Theatre Arts To Present “Lord Of The Flies” Nov. 5-10, Katie Smith, Ouachita News Bureau Oct 2015

Ouachita’S Department Of Theatre Arts To Present “Lord Of The Flies” Nov. 5-10, Katie Smith, Ouachita News Bureau

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Ouachita Baptist University’s Department of Theatre Arts will present Nigel Williams’ “Lord of the Flies” based on William Golding’s original novel of the same name. Performances will be held in Verser Theatre on Ouachita’s campus Nov. 5-7 and Nov. 9-10 at 7:30 p.m. as well as a matinee performance on Nov. 8 at 2:30 p.m. Tickets are $10 each and can be purchased at www.obu.edu/boxoffice.


Justin Isenhour And Adam Haas To Present Faculty Recital Oct. 12 At Ouachita, Katie Smith, Ouachita News Bureau Sep 2015

Justin Isenhour And Adam Haas To Present Faculty Recital Oct. 12 At Ouachita, Katie Smith, Ouachita News Bureau

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Ouachita Baptist University’s Division of Music will host Dr. Justin Isenhour and Dr. Adam Haas in a faculty recital Monday, Oct. 12, at 7:30 p.m. The recital, which is free and open to the public, will be held in Mabee Fine Arts Center’s McBeth Recital Hall on the Ouachita campus.


Ouachita Music Professors Jon And Glenda Secrest To Present Faculty Recital Oct. 6, Katie Smith, Ouachita News Bureau Sep 2015

Ouachita Music Professors Jon And Glenda Secrest To Present Faculty Recital Oct. 6, Katie Smith, Ouachita News Bureau

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Ouachita Baptist University’s Division of Music will present a faculty recital featuring Dr. Glenda Secrest, soprano, and Dr. Jon Secrest, tenor. The recital will be held Tuesday, Oct. 6, at 7:30 p.m. in Mabee Fine Arts Center’s McBeth Recital Hall on Ouachita’s campus. The recital is free and open to the public.


Buddy Sutton, Longtime Ouachita Trustee Chairman, Remembered For Life Of Service, Trennis Henderson, Ouachita News Bureau Jul 2015

Buddy Sutton, Longtime Ouachita Trustee Chairman, Remembered For Life Of Service, Trennis Henderson, Ouachita News Bureau

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William H. “Buddy” Sutton, who served 10 years as chairman of Ouachita Baptist University’s Board of Trustees, died July 2 at age 84.

Sutton, a prominent Little Rock attorney, was a longtime friend and benefactor of Ouachita. University trustees named the W.H. Sutton School of Social Sciences in his honor in 2008. Ouachita President Rex Horne described Sutton at the time as “a rare individual who brings a blessing to whatever he touches.”


Charles Wright, Retired Fine Arts Dean, Named Interim President Of Ouachita, Trennis Henderson, Ouachita News Bureau Jul 2015

Charles Wright, Retired Fine Arts Dean, Named Interim President Of Ouachita, Trennis Henderson, Ouachita News Bureau

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Dr. Charles Wright, professor emeritus of music and retired dean of Ouachita Baptist University’s School of Fine Arts, has been named interim president of Ouachita, according to Jay Heflin, chair of the university’s Board of Trustees.

Dr. Wright will serve in the interim role following the completion of Dr. Rex Horne’s tenure as president at the end of July. Dr. Horne, who has served since 2006 as Ouachita’s 15th president, recently announced his resignation to accept the presidency of Arkansas’ Independent Colleges and Universities.


Gary Gerber To Succeed Scott Holsclaw As Dean Of Ouachita's School Of Fine Arts, Trennis Henderson, Ouachita News Bureau Jun 2015

Gary Gerber To Succeed Scott Holsclaw As Dean Of Ouachita's School Of Fine Arts, Trennis Henderson, Ouachita News Bureau

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Dr. Gary Gerber, chair of Ouachita Baptist University’s Division of Music, has been named dean of the School of Fine Arts effective July 1. He succeeds Dr. Scott Holsclaw, who has served as dean since 2007. Dr. Holsclaw will return to full-time teaching and directing and serve as chair of the Division of Applied Arts which includes theatre arts and visual arts.


President Rex Horne Presents Final Report To Ouachita Board Of Trustees, Trennis Henderson, Ouachita News Bureau Jun 2015

President Rex Horne Presents Final Report To Ouachita Board Of Trustees, Trennis Henderson, Ouachita News Bureau

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Presenting his final report to the Ouachita Baptist University Board of Trustees, President Rex Horne expressed appreciation to the trustees who “hired me, shared my vision and stepped out on faith.”


Gene Whisenhunt Named Chairman Of Ouachita Presidential Search Committee, Trennis Henderson, Ouachita News Bureau Jun 2015

Gene Whisenhunt Named Chairman Of Ouachita Presidential Search Committee, Trennis Henderson, Ouachita News Bureau

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Jay Heflin, chairman of the Ouachita Board of Trustees, has appointed the university’s presidential search committee. They will be responsible for recommending a successor to Ouachita President Rex Horne who has announced his resignation to accept the presidency of Arkansas’ Independent Colleges and Universities. The full board will be responsible for electing the new president.


Ouachita Honors Elrods With June 11 Dedication Of New Elrod Center Facility, Trennis Henderson, Ouachita News Bureau Jun 2015

Ouachita Honors Elrods With June 11 Dedication Of New Elrod Center Facility, Trennis Henderson, Ouachita News Bureau

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Declaring that “this dedication has been long anticipated by me,” Dr. Ben M. Elrod expressed appreciation to family, friends and colleagues who gathered for the June 11 dedication of the new home of Ouachita Baptist University’s Ben M. Elrod Center for Family and Community.