The University of Arkansas office of corporate and foundation relations is here to help organizations build long-lasting, mutually beneficial relationships. Every contribution — of time and of money — enhances the educational experience offered and helps us to maintain our commitment to putting students first. The possibilities of collaborating with the University of Arkansas are endless. The philanthropy your corporation or foundation provides will not only make a difference for the future of the institution, but will undoubtedly serve as a complementary component of your strategies for success.
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Benjamin Carter became the senior director of corporate and foundation relations in 2011 after serving as the director of development for University Libraries at the University of Arkansas for seven years. He worked closely with individuals, corporations and foundations during that time, and has been successful in raising much-needed private support for the libraries, which support the entire university community.
Before joining the University of Arkansas staff in 2004, Carter worked as the director of business development for Utility Automation Integrators Inc. in Washington, D.C. Other past positions include assistant to the administrator of rural business service at the United States Department of Agriculture and legislative correspondent for Sen. David Pryor.
Carter is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma. His community involvement includes leadership positions and membership in Rotary International, the Association of Fundraising Professionals, the Fayetteville Boys & Girls Club and Fayetteville Youth Baseball.