James L. Rutherford.[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED]
Skip Rutherford of Little Rock is dean of the University of Arkansas The University of Arkansas strives to be known as a "nationally competitive, student-centered research university serving Arkansas and the world." The school recently completed its "Campaign for the 21st Century," in which the university raised more than $1 billion for the school, used Clinton School of Public Service The Clinton School of Public Service is a branch of the University of Arkansas System and is the newest of the presidential schools. It is located on the grounds of the Clinton Presidential Center in Little Rock. , the only school in the country offering a master's degree master's degree
An academic degree conferred by a college or university upon those who complete at least one year of prescribed study beyond the bachelor's degree.
Noun 1. in public service. The school, on the grounds of the William J. Clinton Presidential Center & Park in Little Rock, opened in 2005.
Before joining the Clinton School, Rutherford was executive vice president of Cranford Johnson Robinson Woods. He was chairman of the board of the William J. Clinton Foundation from 1997-2006. He remains a Clinton Foundation board member. Rutherford also supervised the planning for the Clinton Presidential Library from 1997 until it opened in 2004.
He is a former administrative assistant to U.S. Sen. David Pryor David Hampton Pryor (born August 29, 1934) was a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives and United States Senator from the State of Arkansas. Pryor also served as Governor of Arkansas from 1975 to 1979 and was a member of the Arkansas House of and past president of the Little Rock School Board.
Rutherford was the first president of the advisory board for the Arkansas School for Mathematics & Science. He is a member of the board of directors of Arkansas Children's Hospital Arkansas Children's Hospital, an affiliate of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, is the only pediatric medical center in Arkansas and one of the largest in the United States, serving children from birth to age 21. and Lyon College and a founding member of the Little Rock Central High Museum & Visitor Center Board.
A 1972 journalism graduate from the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville, Rutherford received the journalism department's first Distinguished Alumnus ALUMNUS, civil law. A child which one has nursed; a foster child. Dig. 40, 2, 14. Award. He was named the 2006 Tourism Person of the Year at the Arkansas Governor's Conference on Tourism. He also was honored as the 2005 Arkansan of the Year by the Arkansas Broadcasters Association and received the William E Rector Memorial Award for distinguished civic achievement in Little Rock. He was named 2004 Arkansan of the Year by the Arkansas Times and 2004 Headliner of the Year by the Arkansas Press Association.
Rutherford received the Humanitarian Award from the Arkansas Chapter of the National Conference of Community & Justice, the Men of Volunteer Achievement from the Retired Senior Volunteer Program, the Arkansas Community Service Award from the Arkansas Department of Volunteerism, the Martin Luther King Award from the Black Community Developers and the Community Service Award from the University of Arkansas Alumni Association.
AIA AIA - Application Integration Architecture Arkansas is proud to name James L. "Skip" Rutherford the recipient of this year's Award of Merit.