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University official

Sarah Grigsby Breshears, American university official.


Breshears, Sarah Grigsby was born on September 2, 1943 in Pine Bluff, Arkansas, United States. Daughter of Robert Webb and Miriam Alice (Anderson) Grigsby.


Bachelor of Science in Mathematics, University Center Arkansas, 1965. Master of Business Administration, University Arkansas, Little Rock, 1981.


Research assistant, Wichita Falls (Texas) Chamber of Commerce, 1966-1967;research assistant Industrial Research and Extension Center,, U. Arkansas, 1965-1966;associate research specialist, U. Arkansas, 1967-1982;director Arkansas Data Center, Arkansas Institute for Economics Advancement, U. Arkansas, since 1982. Chairman National State Data Center Steering Committee, Washington since 1990.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor to Arkansas State Data Center Newsletter, since 1982.


Member research committee United Way Pulaski County, Little Rock, 1981-1988. Secretary board directors Early Learning Center, Sylvan Hills United Methodist Church, Sherwood, Arkansas, since 1989, vice chairman church administrative council, 1991. Member Industrial Developers Arkansas, Community Developers Arkansas, American Planning Association Arkansas, Urban and Regional Information Systems Association, Association Public Data Users (board directors since 1994), Popultation Association American, American Statistical Association, Phi Kappa Phi (public relations officer 1984-1988).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: cross-stitching, sewing, cooking.


Married Charles Scott Breshears, June 12, 1965. Children: John Scott, Rebecca Jane.

Robert Webb Grigsby

Miriam Alice (Anderson) Grigsby

Charles Scott Breshears

John Scott Breshears

Rebecca Jane Breshears