University Of Arkansas

Location: Fayetteville, AR 72701

University of Arkansas Chancellor

  • G. David Gearhart
Dr. G. David Gearhart became the chancellor of the University of Arkansas on July 1, 2008, following 10 years of service to the university as vice chancellor for University Advancement.His Bachelor of Arts degree is from Westminster College where he was named a distinguished alumnus in 1992. Both his law degree and his Doctor of Education degree are from the University of Arkansas. He is a native of Fayetteville.


The School Mascot:

The university has a family of uniformed mascots. Big Red, the “Fighting Razorback,” is the traditional mascot for the university and represents the intimidating fighting spirit of the Razorbacks at all athletic events. Sue E is the female hog and is famous for her costume changes and dancing ability. Sue E and Pork Chop, the “kid-sized” mascot, are very popular with the younger fans and can be seen at all athletic events. Boss Hog, a nine-foot inflatable mascot, joined the mascot family during the 1998-99 football season.