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9 Arkansas Colleges to Share $2M for Student Support

by Associated Press 7/22/2015 11:20 am

The Arkansas congressional delegation has announced that 9 colleges in the state will share $2 million for student support services programs.

2 Arkansas Universities Looking to Online Innovations

by Claudia Lauer, The Associated Press 7/22/2015 6:50 am

Two new online learning initiatives from Arkansas Tech University and the University of Arkansas System are hoping to recruit Arkansans who began college careers but fell short of earning a degree.

Hanna Norton Named Dean of Arkansas Tech's New eTech College

by Alexis Hosticka 7/15/2015 10:26 am

Arkansas Tech University in Russellville has named Hanna Norton dean of its new College of eTech, which aims to expand the university's degree programs online.

Arkansas Tech Issues Self-Imposed Penalties for Violations

by Associated Press 6/5/2015 7:45 am

Arkansas Tech University says it has self-imposed penalties and other sanctions due to housing rules violations it reported to the NCAA.

Collegiate Ag Programs Take Modern Turn

by Rick Fahr 6/1/2015 12:00 am

Even a generation ago, most “agriculture” students at colleges and universities studied the business concepts involved in operating a farm. They learned about depreciation and tax incentives. Those who followed expanded into the marketing arena, and those newly minted graduates introduced brokering and data-driven selling to the farm. Biotechnologists burst on the scene, and with them they brought genetically modified varieties of various crops.

Arkansas Tech University Approves Tuition Increase

by Associated Press 5/22/2015 7:43 am

Arkansas Tech University's Board of Trustees has approved a $158.9 million operating budget that includes a tuition increase for its main campus in Russellville.

Arkansas Tech Gets OK for First Doctoral Program

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/13/2015 11:08 am

Arkansas Tech University in Russellville has received approval from the state to offer its first doctoral program in educational leadership.

Enrollment Continues Post-Recession Slump at Top Universities, Colleges

by Gwen Moritz 5/11/2015 12:00 am

College enrollment in Arkansas topped out in the 2011-12 academic year, the second year of lottery scholarships when the state’s unemployment rate was near its post-recession peak.

Arkansas Tech College of Business Accreditation Extended

by Associated Press 4/3/2015 11:31 am

The College of Business at Arkansas Tech University in Russellville has had its accreditation extended for five years.

Fayetteville Back Atop Arkansas Tech Business Index

by Lance Turner 2/2/2015 11:20 am

The city of Fayetteville has returned to the top spot of the Arkansas Tech Business Index.

Arkansas Tech University Board of Trustees Chairman Elected

by Associated Press 1/30/2015 8:18 am

A Fort Smith resident has been elected by fellow trustees to serve as chairman of the Arkansas Tech University Board of Trustees for 2015.

Fort Smith Leads Arkansas Tech Business Index in October

by Lee Hogan 1/9/2015 9:58 am

Fort Smith remained atop the Arkansas Tech Business Index while Rogers and Russellville enjoyed the largest increases according to economic activity from October.

A.J. Anglin Named Interim VP for Academic Affairs at Arkansas Tech

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/22/2014 10:42 am

A.J. Anglin has been named interim vice president for academic affairs at Arkansas Tech Unviersity.

Fort Smith No. 1 in Arkansas Tech Business Index for September, 3Q

by Lee Hogan 12/9/2014 10:27 am

Fort Smith returned to the top of the Arkansas Tech University Business Index in September, and also led the way in the third-quarter rankings.

Heartland Foundation Donates $97k to Nonprofits in 2014

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/8/2014 2:02 pm

Throughout 2014, the Heartland Foundation of Little Rock, the charitable outlet of Heartland Bank, has donated nearly $100,000 to nine nonprofits.

Arkansas Tech University Approves $4M for Residence Hall Upgrades

by Lee Hogan 11/20/2014 3:33 pm

Arkansas Tech University’s board of trustees approved Thursday to invest $4.67 million in upgrades to its 18 residence halls.

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.