President Bullard and Little Rock Board Members Tour University of Arkansas-Fort Smith

11/20/2015

James Bullard, president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, spoke at the University of Arkansas-Fort Smith on Nov. 20, 2015. He addressed five key issues facing the Federal Open Market Committee, of which he is a participant. His presentation was co-sponsored by the university and the Fort Smith Regional Chamber of Commerce. Afterward, he and members of the St. Louis Fed's Little Rock board of directors toured parts of the campus before having a board meeting.

David Sapenaro, James Bullard and Paul Beran
St. Louis Fed President James Bullard, center, and David Sapenaro, left, the St. Louis Fed's first vice president and chief operating officer, were greeted by Paul Beran, chancellor of the University of Arkansas-Fort Smith.
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About 175 people attended Bullard's presentation at the university.
About 175 people attended Bullard's presentation at the university.
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Robert Hopkins, Chancellor Paul Beran and Andrew Haught
Robert Hopkins, left, regional executive of the Little Rock Branch of the St. Louis Fed, talked with Chancellor Paul Beran, back to camera, and Andrew Haught, a finance major at the university who introduced Bullard at the event.
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 Ken Warden, Michael A. Cook, Ray C. Dillon and Karama Neal
A tour of the university's Baldor Technology Center was given by Ken Warden, holding portfolio, the dean of the College of Applied Science and Technology. Facing the camera from the left are Little Rock board members Michael A. Cook of Wal-Mart, Ray C. Dillon of Deltic Timber and Karama Neal of Southern Bancorp Community Partners.
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robotics lab tour
The robotics lab was also toured by St. Louis Fed officials.
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Paul Beran and others after the tour
University Chancellor Paul Beran led the way after the tour of the university’s tech center. Following him are leaders of the St. Louis Fed, members of its board of directors in Little Rock and other university officials.
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