Julian C. Stewart

BSCE ‘57

Sales and Marketing (Retired)
IBM Corporation

Julian Stewart represents what can be achieved through a Fayetteville education. Born in Fayetteville in 1934, he attended Leverett Elementary, Fayetteville High School and the University of Arkansas where he graduated in 1957 with a degree in Civil Engineering.

Since graduation, Julian Stewart has held key positions within United Gas Pipeline Company and International Business Machines Corporation (IBM), where he retired early after 20 years of service in sales and marketing for the data processing division. 

Julian is widely recognized for his leadership roles during the University’s Campaign for the Twenty-First Century which recorded $1.046 billion in gifts and pledges designated for student and faculty endowments, academic programs, capital improvements and University Libraries.   During the six year campaign he served on the Steering Committee, the Executive Committee and also as Vice Chairman of the Leadership and Principal Gifts Committee.  After the conclusion of the Campaign, Julian’s leadership extended to his service as Chairman of the University of Arkansas Board of Advisors.