UAMS Assistant Vice Chancellor Named to National Board of Directors

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LITTLE ROCK — Hosea Long, assistant vice chancellor for human resources at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), has been named to the College and University Professional Association for Human Resources (CUPA-HR) national board of directors. He will serve a three-year term.


One of the founders of the CUPA-HR Arkansas chapter, Long has served on the association’s southwest region board on three occasions. He recently received one of the organization’s highest awards, the Southwest Academy Membership Award, for his longstanding service and dedication to the higher education human resources profession and to the CUPA-HR.


Founded in 1946, CUPA-HR is a nonprofit association serving more than 8,400 human resource professionals at about 1,600 colleges and universities. The association provides essential human resource knowledge and information through its definitive compensation research, professional development offerings and online resources.


UAMS is the state’s only comprehensive academic health center, with five colleges, a graduate school, a medical center, five centers of excellence and a statewide network of regional centers. UAMS has about 2,320 students and 690 medical residents. It is the state’s largest public employer with more than 9,300 employees, including nearly 1,000 physicians who provide medical care to patients at UAMS, Arkansas Children’s Hospital and the VA Medical Center. UAMS and its affiliates have an economic impact in Arkansas of $4.5 billion a year. For more information, visit