Mr. Mark Power was appointed as vice chancellor for university advancement on February 1, 2017. Mr. Power brings more than two decades of higher education experience to the role.
As vice chancellor, Mr. Power oversees university development, university relations, the Arkansas Alumni Association, and the office of donor engagement. Mr. Power led the recently completed capital campaign, Campaign Arkansas, which raised nearly $1.45 billion.
In 2001, Mr. Power joined the University of Arkansas as a director of development in the Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences and played a key role in the Campaign for the Twenty-First Century, which raised more than $1 billion for the university.
Prior to joining the university, Mr. Power worked at the American Cancer Society, Inc. in Little Rock, Arkansas, from 1998 to 2001, where he served as development director his final year. He also worked as the assistant director of admissions at Lyon College in Batesville, Arkansas, from 1994 to 1998.
He is a graduate of the University of Texas at Arlington with a degree in history.