Portraits of Progress

150 years. 150 years of trailblazers. 150 years of challenges. 150 years of dreams achieved. 150 years of progress. As we celebrate the University of Arkansas’ sesquicentennial, we also celebrate the many figures in our history who moved the university forward to create a more diverse, equitable and inclusive campus. Check back throughout the sesquicentennial as we continue to add stories of the pivotal figures in our university’s history.

In honor of PRIDE Month, read about some of our prominent LGBTQI+ portraits: