Anthony family contributes to new U. of Arkansas facility

The El Dorado News-Times
November 2, 2022
Category: Business & Politics

Aubra and May Anthony

FAYETTEVILLE, Arkansas. – Aubra Anthony Jr., with his wife, Mary, is contributing $450,000 to support the naming of the landscape architecture space at the Anthony Timberlands Center for Design and Materials Innovation in honor of his late father, Aubra Anthony Sr., known as a “forest farmer and lumberman.” …Anthony’s four children contributed an additional $100,000 in honor of his 75th birthday, bringing the larger family gift to a total $550,000. …The Anthony Timberlands Center will serve as home to the Fay Jones School’s graduate program in timber and wood and as an epicenter for its multiple timber and wood initiatives. This education and research center will focus on excellence in wood design, materials innovation and product diversification to expand the use of wood in design, manufacturing and construction. …Anthony said that this new center will help advance and expand the timber industry in Arkansas. …The company sold to Canfor… in 2015.

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