Andrews Named Bursar at WBU

Williams Baptist University has named Aaron Andrews to the position of bursar.  Andrews, a 16-year veteran of WBU, had been serving as interim bursar since earlier this year.  In the position, he oversees the financial affairs of the university. “We asked Mr. Andrews to fill a critical position in our business office, and he quickly…

Winners Announced in WBU Golf Tourney

A total of 21 teams hit the links Friday, May 18, for the annual Williams Baptist University Golf Tournament.  The tourney, which benefits the Williams athletic department, was held at Sage Meadows Country Club in Jonesboro. The tournament netted nearly $16,000 for WBU sports teams.  Director of Athletics Jeff Rider said most of the proceeds…

Marlow Signs as First Williams Band Member

The new Williams Baptist University band has signed its first recruit.  Ashlyn Marlow of Pocahontas, Ark., signed her agreement to play in the Williams band during a ceremony Wednesday, March 7, in WBU’s Swaim Administration Building. “This is a special day, and it’s great that we can begin by signing an All-State clarinet player.  I’m…

Dorothy Jackson: 1931-2018

Williams Baptist University lost an iconic figure and one of its staunchest supporters Sunday, February 18, with the passing of Dorothy L. Jackson. Mrs. Jackson, an alumna of Williams, served for over 25 years as a professor and administrator, including 15 years as Vice President for Student Development. Mrs. Jackson and her late husband, Lendol…

High School Art Show Opens

The first annual high school art exhibit has opened at Williams Baptist University.  A large crowd was on hand for the opening reception Monday evening in WBU’s Maddox Center Art Gallery. The exhibit, which runs through Feb. 21, features artwork from high school students across Northeast Arkansas.  Gallery hours are from 8 a.m. – 5…