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Top College Officials See Sizable Pay Raises

by Mark Friedman 10/20/2014 12:00 am

Arkansas Business reviewed the Administrator’s Compensation Survey reports filed with the state Department of Higher Education for the 2010 and 2014 fiscal years. In the four-year period, the number of six-figure employees included in the report increased from 460 to 703.

Arkansas Tech to Offer MSBA Degree Online

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/18/2014 3:34 pm

Beginning with summer classes in 2015, Arkansas Tech University's Master of Science in Business Administration will be offered fully online after its board of trustees on Thursday approved the method.

New Ranger Says Forest Management is Necessary

by Associated Press 9/15/2014 7:37 am

Forest management is a necessity for wildfire protection and habitat conservation, says A.J. Brigance, the new Poteau/Cold Springs District Ranger of the Ouachita National Forest in Scott and Logan counties.

Early Numbers Put Arkansas Tech 3rd Among State Universities

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/12/2014 2:19 pm

If preliminary enrollment numbers at Arkansas universities hold, Arkansas Tech University in Russellville would be ranked third in the state.

Fort Smith Stays on Top of Arkansas Tech Business Index; 11 Cities Improve

by Lee Hogan 8/18/2014 10:19 am

For the third month in a row, Fort Smith remained on top of the Arkansas Tech Business Index, according to data compiled for May.

Arkansas Tech Gets Approval for Doctoral Programs

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/28/2014 12:02 pm

Arkansas Tech University will be able to offer doctoral programs for the first time, beginning next summer. The first doctoral program will be offered in education, and designed for kindergarten through 12th grade education professionals who wish to serve in school district leadership positions.

Arkansas Tech Trustees Agree to $1.15M Land Sale

by Associated Press 7/17/2014 3:12 pm

The Arkansas Tech University board of trustees has agreed to sell a parcel of land near Interstate 40 in Russellville to Narayan Hotels LLC for $1.15 million.

Robin E. Bowen Makes History as New Arkansas Tech President

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/14/2014 12:00 am

Robin E. Bowen is the 12th president of Arkansas Tech University in Russellville, a job she began July 1. She was elected by the Arkansas Tech Board of Trustees in late April, becoming the first female president of a public four-year university in Arkansas.

Robin Bowen Takes Over as President at Arkansas Tech

by Associated Press 7/2/2014 9:31 am

Robin Bowen took office Tuesday, becoming the 12th president of the university in Russellville. She succeeds Robert Brown, who retired Monday after serving 21 years.

Tuition, Fees On the Rise at State's Major Universities

by Lee Hogan 6/2/2014 1:37 pm

Pupils at the state's five largest public, four-year universities can expect one thing for certain next year: higher tuition and fees. The increases are between $210 and $391 for 30 credit hours.

UA System Board Approves Tuition, Fee Increase for Campuses

by Lee Hogan 5/22/2014 10:23 am

The University of Arkansas System Board of Trustees approved a tuition and fees increase on Wednesday for its campuses in the 2014-15 academic year. The increases range from 3.5 to 6 percent.

Arkansas Tech Approves Tuition, Fees Increase

by Lee Hogan 5/16/2014 4:39 pm

The Arkansas Tech University Board of Trustees approved tuition and fee increases for the 2014-15 academic year. Still, the university says its rates for next year are lower than this year's rates at the states four other major universities.

Arkansas Tech Names Multi-Purpose Building in Honor of Retiring President, Wife

by Lee Hogan 5/13/2014 3:22 pm

The Arkansas Tech University's Board of Trustees voted unanimously Saturday to name an under-construction, $14.7 million multi-purpose building in honor of retiring President Robert C. Brown and his wife, Jill.

Robin Bowen Elected as Arkansas Tech's Next President

by Lee Hogan 4/22/2014 1:45 pm

Arkansas Tech University's Board of Trustees unanimously elected the first woman as president of a public, four-year university in Arkansas at a special board meeting Tuesday afternoon. Robin E. Bowen will become the 12th president of the institution. She comes from Fitchburg State University in Massachusetts where she serves as executive vice president and provost.

Arkansas Tech to Introduce Next President at Tuesday Ceremony

by Lee Hogan 4/21/2014 1:43 pm

Arkansas Tech University will elect and introduce its next president Tuesday afternoon at a special meeting of the Board of Trustees. Four finalists have been named for university's top spot.

Arkansas Tech Introduces Business Index

by Lee Hogan 4/2/2014 12:47 pm

On Wednesday, the Arkansas Tech University's College of Business launched a business index hoped to provide a snapshot of economic activity throughout the state.

4 Finalists Named for New Arkansas Tech President

by Associated Press 3/27/2014 10:48 am

Four finalists have been named in the search for a new president for Arkansas Tech University.

Arkansas Tech Board Approves $11.6M CDI Bid for New Facility

by Lee Hogan 3/24/2014 12:16 pm

Arkansas Tech University's Board of Trustees on Thursday awarded an $11.6 million construction contract to CDI Contractors LLC for a four-story, 66,900-SF academic, student support and administrative facility on the Russellville campus.

Arkansas Tech Reaps Benefits of Theater Upgrades

by Lee Hogan 2/21/2014 1:47 pm

Theater students at Arkansas Tech University are enjoying the benefits of a more than $1 million revamp to its Techionery Theater.

Arkansas Tech Board Approves Letter for New Degree Program

by Associated Press 9/19/2013 3:47 pm

Arkansas Tech University's Board of Trustees has approved a letter of intent for a proposed new master's degree program in the Department of Health and Physical Education.