Nonprofits Archive

Wal-Mart's McMillon Tops Compensation List of 100 Arkansas Public Company Execs

by Gwen Moritz 8/29/2016 12:00 am

C. Douglas McMillon, CEO of Wal-Mart Stores Inc., has returned to the No. 1 spot on the annual list of executive compensation at publicly traded companies headquartered in the state.

Hendrix College Raises $2M to Make Goal for Mabee Grant

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/26/2016 11:07 am

Hendrix College of Conway says it has reached its goal to meet a $1 million challenge grant from the J.E. and L.E. Mabee Foundation of Tulsa.

Harding Football Coach to Join Advancement Office

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/24/2016 11:10 am

Ronnie Huckeba, head football coach at Harding University, will join the university's advancement office in January. Huckeba announced Aug. 10 that he would be stepping down as head coach at the conclusion of this season.

Harrison Hospital Fights Assessor's Tax Ruling

by Mark Friedman 8/22/2016 12:00 am

North Arkansas Medical Services Inc. of Harrison has appealed the Boone County assessor's decision not to grant tax-exempt status for one of its medical clinics.

Issue 3: A Job-Luring Amendment, or Corporate Welfare?

by Mark Friedman 8/22/2016 12:00 am

If Arkansas voters approve an amendment to the state Constitution in November, supporters say it will help bring more companies and jobs to the state. Opponents say it's corporate welfare.

Mike Malone Stepping Down As Northwest Arkansas Council CEO

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/18/2016 03:41 pm

Mike Malone announced he will leave the Northwest Arkansas Council where he has served as president and CEO of the nonprofit since 2006.

University of Arkansas Raises $131.6M in FY 2016

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/18/2016 10:02 am

The University of Arkansas announced on Thursday that it has finished the 2016 fiscal year with $131.6 million in private gift support, surpassing its $115 million goal and making this year the third best in its fundraising history.

Crystal Bridges Hires Lauren Haynes As Contemporary Art Curator

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/17/2016 08:45 am

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art hired Lauren Haynes as its Curator of Contemporary Art, the museum announced Tuesday. Haynes will start at the museum in October. As curator, she will help the museum's contemporary art program with exhibits, presentations and publications.

The Rep Names John Miller-Stephany Producing Artistic Director

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/16/2016 10:59 am

The Arkansas Repertory Theatre on Tuesday named John Miller-Stephany as its new producing artistic director. Miller-Stephany will begin work in mid-October.

UA Community Colleges Get $900K for Geospatial Technology Education

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/15/2016 10:20 am

The Center for Advanced Spatial Technologies at the University of Arkansas gets a three-year grant for $898,073 from the National Science Foundation.

Power and Pain of Consensus (Barry Goldberg On Leadership)

by Barry Goldberg 8/15/2016 12:00 am

Mainstream, action-oriented leadership thinkers tend to hate the idea of consensus, opting instead for rapid-fire, quick-decision meetings. The efficiency of pushing quickly for a clear path forward is hard to resist; however, it often steps over or forces underground the kind of resistance that will kill a new idea or initiative — but usually not until most of the time and money are spent.

Unemployment Rates in Arkansas Cities Vary Widely

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/15/2016 12:00 am

Unemployment rates rose slightly in Arkansas metro areas in June, but rates are still lower than a year ago, notes Michael Pakko, chief economist at the Institute for Economic Advancement at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.

Walmart Foundation Gives $750K to Northwest Arkansas Residency Program

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/12/2016 11:30 am

The Walmart Foundation has given $750,000 to support the Northwest Arkansas Community Internal Medicine Residency Program.

Paula Rader Named CEO of United Cerebral Palsy of Arkansas

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/11/2016 04:30 pm

Paula Rader has been named the new president and CEO of United Cerebral Palsy of Arkansas, UCP announced Thursday.

Delta Region Health Care Providers Get $1.75M in Grants

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/11/2016 10:45 am

ARcare and the Greater Delta Alliance for Health Inc. are getting $1.7 million in grant funding to reduce chronic diseases that disproportionately affect Arkansas residents.

Arkansas Children's Research Institute Gets $9.4M for Obesity Studies

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/8/2016 11:11 am

The Arkansas Children's Research Institute announces a $9.4 million grant funded by an Institutional Development Award from the National Institutes of Health to create a center for the study of childhood obesity.

Ten Arkansas Business Icons Have Stories to Tell

by Gwen Moritz 8/8/2016 12:00 am

Arkansas Business presents these ten Arkansas business icons as a way to acquaint readers with the personalities behind some of the most familiar names in our state's business community.

What's Your Legacy? (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 8/8/2016 12:00 am

Even among Arkansas Business' largely affluent readers, few have the resources to make million-dollar donations, but many of our readers are business owners and employers, and every job they provide supports an individual or a family.

FedEx Development Delivers $31.7M Deal (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 8/8/2016 12:00 am

Wilark LLC, an affiliate of Realtech Construction Co. of Los Angeles, bought the 311,684-SF FedEx Ground facility in southwest Little Rock.

Arkansas Children's Announces $70M Campaign for Springdale Hospital

by Mark Friedman 8/5/2016 08:05 pm

Arkansas Children's Hospital announced Friday night its public campaign to raise $70 million for its children's hospital in northwest Arkansas.