Mark Horn Receives AACUBO Recognition(Posted: November 25, 2013)
Mark Horn of Fort Smith, vice chancellor for university relations at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith, has been recognized by the Arkansas Association of College and University Business Officers.
Horn was presented the Lifetime Membership Award "in appreciation for dedicated service and outstanding leadership in Arkansas higher education 1992-2013."
Horn, who plans to retire on June 30, first came to UAFS in 1992 and has served the institution under three of the University's identities – Westark Community College, Westark College and UAFS. His first position was vice president for finance and administration from 1992-1997, followed by vice president for planning and accountability from 1997-2002, vice chancellor for planning and budgeting from 2002-2005, vice chancellor for finance and administration from 2005-2011 and vice chancellor for university relations beginning in 2011.
In Horn's current role at UAFS, he works to convey the priorities and mission of the institution by building and strengthening relationships with the University's stakeholders.
Horn was one of three to receive the award from AACUBO, whose purpose is to foster, develop and promote improved principles and efficient practices in the business and financial management of colleges and universities. AACUBO is one of the 16 member states of the Southern Association of College and University Business Officers (SACUBO) and is affiliated with the National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO).
|Article by: Sondra LaMar, Director of Public Relations|