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This project was completed by the Council of U of A Research Libraries (CUARL) Digital Initiatives Committee. The CUARL Digital Initiatives Committee is composed of participating libraries from the University of Arkansas system. Below is a timeline for the history of the participating institutions.

1871 Arkansas Industrial University established in Fayetteville.
1873 Branch Normal College created in Pine Bluff.
1875 Branch Normal College in Pine Bluff opened to students.
1879 Arkansas Industrial University Medical Department established in Little Rock.
1899 Arkansas Industrial University in Fayetteville was renamed the University of Arkansas.
1899 Arkansas Industrial University Medical Department was renamed the University of Arkansas Medical Department.
1909 Fourth District State Agricultural School (SAS) established in Monticello.
1918 University of Arkansas Medical Department was renamed University of Arkansas School of Medicine.
1925 Fourth District State Agricultural School (SAS) became Arkansas Agricultural and Mechanical College Monticello.
1927 Branch Normal College in Pine Bluff was renamed Agricultural, Mechanical and Normal College (AM&N).
1971 Arkansas A. & M. College in Monticello merged with the University of Arkansas to form the University of Arkansas at Monticello.
1972 Agricultural, Mechanical and Normal College in Pine Bluff merged with the University of Arkansas System and became the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff.
1975 University of Arkansas School of Medicine began using the name University of Arkansas Medical Sciences Campus.
1980 University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences was adopted as the medical school’s official name.

The mission of the CUARL Digital Initiatives Committee is to foster cooperation among the University of Arkansas libraries as they work on making their unique materials available online to faculty, staff, students and the public. The first project provides a database of images of the presidents, chancellors and leaders of each of the participating institutions. This slice of Arkansas history adds to the web resources available to researchers and teachers.

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