UA Law School Dean Atkinson Dies
8/4/05 11:44:52 AM
By Arkansas Business staff, Daily Report

Richard B. Atkinson, dean of the University of Arkansas School of Law in Fayetteville, died in Chicago while attending an American Bar Association Conference, the university announced on Thursday.

Atkinson, who was named the 10th dean of the law school in 2003, had been a UA law professor since 1975.

The university announced Atkinson's death on its Web site. It didn't offer any other details, but said it would update the page as more information became available.

More about Atkinson's career is available here on the UA School of Law Web site.