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Board chairman announces search for new president

Feb. 10, 2021 | Presidential Search | Dr. Robert C. Walker, chairman of the Harding University board of trustees, has appointed a presidential search committee to identify and recommend the University ...

Remembering and honoring the life of Botham Jean

Feb. 8, 2021 | Harding University President David Burks announced that the University will remember and honor the life of Botham Jean by placing a monument bearing his image in front of the American H ...

Campus illuminated for the holiday season

Oct. 30, 2020 | Harding Lights | Harding University will kick off the holiday season with a closed lighting ceremony for students, faculty and staff Monday, Nov. 2. Guests are invited to view the beau ...

New legacy society announced for estate gifts

October 19, 2020 | Center for Charitable Estate Planning | Harding University’s Center for Charitable Estate Planning today announced the James A. Harding Legacy Society, a new stewardship program tha ...

Fall Semester Schedule

June 2, 2020 | COVID-19 Update | What a year this has been! On March 12, I wrote a letter informing Harding students that they needed to remain at home or return home after spring break because of COV ...

Searcy Summer Dinner Theatre postpones 2020 season

May 22, 2020 | Searcy Summer Dinner Theatre | Due to the global spread of COVID-19 Searcy Summer Dinner Theatre, Harding University’s summer community-based theatre program, has postponed the 2020 sea ...

Partial Campus Closure

This post was updated on April 17, 2020. We will continue the current at-a-distance work arrangement for the next two weeks. Unless guidance changes before then, we will update again on April 30. Marc ...

August Graduation Date

March 24, 2020 | COVID-19 Updates | The University has set the date for the rescheduled spring 2020 commencement: Saturday, August 15, 2020. We plan to have multiple ceremonies as usual, and more info ...

Spring Semester Status Update

March 19, 2020 | COVID-19 Updates | It is with great sadness we announce today that on-campus instruction will not resume this semester. Online course delivery will continue as the sole method of inst ...

HUG campus closes due to coronavirus

March 11, 2020 | COVID-19 updates | As COVID-19 continues to spread throughout the U.S. and around the world, University leadership has monitored the outbreak as well as CDC recommendations and those ...

HUF campus closes for semester due to coronavirus

Feb. 26, 2020 | COVID-19 updates | We are heartbroken to share the news that out of an abundance of caution related to the potential threat of coronavirus in Italy, the decision has been made to close ...

New executive chef joins dining services

Feb. 20, 2020 | Harding University announced the appointment of Lewis Curtis as executive chef of its dining program. Chef Lewis is responsible for directing the University’s dining program as well as ...

ASI hosts Stephen M.R. Covey

Feb. 20, 2020 | American Studies Institute | The American Studies Institute will host bestselling author Stephen M.R. Covey for the spring presentations of its Distinguished Lecture Series. Covey will ...

New director for charitable estate planning

Feb.17, 2020 |Office of Advancement | The Harding University Office of Advancement has appointed Ken Bissell as the new director for Charitable Estate Planning effective Feb. 1. In this role, Bissell ...

“Gather to Give” raised nearly $80oK

On the internationally recognized “giving Tuesday,” the Harding community gathered to give, setting the goal of raising $450,000. At the end of the day, $775,864 was raised for projects all over campu ...

Fall semester concluded with recognition ceremonies

Dec. 6, 2019 | Commencement | ROTC | Harding University will conclude the fall semester with its annual fall commencement and ROTC commissioning ceremonies. Harding University’s fall commencement will ...

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