/////“State of the Campus, 2001” Address by Chancellor Wilson (audio)
“State of the Campus, 2001” Address by Chancellor Wilson (audio) 2018-01-05T08:58:56+00:00

SEPT. 27, 2001 | UAMS Chancellor I. Dodd Wilson, M.D., this week delivered his first State of the Campus Address since becoming chancellor last year. Here are exerpts of Dr. Wilson’s speech to employees in Pauly Auditorium.

Chancellor Wilson reflects on the aftermath of the terrorist attacks of September 11, and stresses the importance of avoiding ethnic stereotyping on a diverse campus:
“You know, we have over five million Muslims in America…” (1:21 min.)  

Dr. Wilson explains what led to the institution’s remarkable financial turnaround:
“The hospital billing system became dysfunctional…” (:30 sec.)    

The chancellor looks to the future for UAMS:  
“This last year, and the year before, we hunkered down…”(1:41 min.)

Dr. Wilson points the way toward a new area of emphasis for research:
 “In research, Act One presents tremendous opportunities…” (:42 sec.)   

Dr. Wilson says faculty recruitment will remain a critical task: 
“We’re in a period of time where we’re facing very large shortages…” (:24 sec.)