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Bobbitt to Recommend Andrew Rogerson as New UALR Chancellor
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Bobbitt to Recommend Andrew Rogerson as New UALR Chancellor

University of Arkansas System President Donald R. Bobbitt said Friday that he will recommend Andrew Rogerson to UA board of trustees as the next chancellor at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.
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Walton College of Business Scholarship Reaches Out to ‘Underrepresented'

Among the items on his to-do list as dean, Matt Waller said, is ensuring the success of the Fleischer Scholars Program, a scholarship program that seeks to draw students from “underrepresented” parts of Arkansas to the Walton College of Business.
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Conway College Presidents Talk Retention, Campus Changes

College presidents in Conway discussed the challenges facing higher education and changes coming to their respective schools on Tuesday at the first Outlook Conway conference, hosted by the Conway Area Chamber of Commerce.
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New Walton College Dean Matt Waller Confronts E-Commerce Revolution

Matt Waller is the new dean of the Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville, after having served as interim dean since June 1.
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Held Hostage (Editorial)

Businesspeople, entrepreneurs and others generally seek to avoid a “poisonous atmosphere.” Fort Smith can't expect to attract the kind of economic development enjoyed just a few miles up the road in northwest Arkansas as long as it's held hostage by people who think the future is in the past. read more >

2 Banks Join Arkansas Business' Largest Private Companies List

The 75 largest private companies in Arkansas generated total revenue — self-reported and estimated — of $34.2 billion in their most recent fiscal years, up more than 4 percent in a year. read more >

Donna Gullette Honored by UAMS Women's Faculty Development Caucus (Movers & Shakers)

Donna Gullette, associate dean for practice and professor at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Nursing, received the 2016 Outstanding Woman Faculty Award from the UAMS Women's Faculty Development Caucus. read more >

Drawing Out the Power of the Pen (Jim Karrh On Marketing)

There's a bigger picture when it comes to pictures: New research shows that the mere act of writing things out, and drawing pictures of information you need to remember, will improve your memory. That should help you be more persuasive and effective. read more >

UA System Board Votes to Partner With Pulaski Tech

The University of Arkansas System board of trustees voted unanimously Thursday morning to enter into a formal partnership between Pulaski Technical College and the University of Arkansas System. read more >

UA Trustees Approve Online Degree for Clinton School

The University of Arkansas Board of Trustees has approved an online master's degree program to be offered by UA's Clinton School of Public Service. read more >

Our House Using New $1M Career Center for Increased Job Training

Our House opened a new, $1 million new Career Center on Wednesday, May 18, quadrupling the capacity of the previous space and allowing for as many as 120 people to participate daily in job training and career education. read more >

Crowleys Ridge Tech School Seeks to Avoid Consolidation

The board of a vocational school in Forrest City is allowing the institution's leader to approach other Arkansas universities about a potential partnership in order to avoid a forced merger by the state Legislature. read more >

UAMS Announces $1.6M in Grants From USDA

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences says the U.S. Department of Agriculture is awarding $1.6 million in grants for simulation programs targeting improved health care in the Arkansas Delta. read more >

Be Pro Be Proud Initiative Receives $80K in Investments

The Arkansas State Chamber of Commerce and the Associated Industries of Arkansas announced Tuesday its acceptance of a $50,000 investment from the Gene Haas Foundation and a $30,000 investment from Tyson Foods Inc. read more >

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