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College Endowments in Arkansas Increase in Importance

by Jan Cottingham 7/11/2016 12:00 am

Endowments have always been important to private colleges and universities, but public higher education, which has experienced flat state funding or even declines in recent years, is joining private schools in its appreciation for the financial gifts that comprise endowments.

Jana Rucker Named Harding University VP (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/6/2016 12:00 am

Jana Rucker, a Florida marketing executive, will become Harding University’s vice president for communication, a newly created position in the president’s cabinet.

UALR Recognizes Elaine Eubank, Paul Nolte (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/25/2016 12:00 am

Elaine Eubank, president and CEO of Easter Seals Arkansas, will receive the University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s Distinguished Alumni Award for 2016 at a luncheon on May 13, and Paul Nolte, an entrepreneur in the election equipment industry, will receive the President’s Award.

Harding Appoints New STEM Center Director

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/18/2016 11:53 am

Harding University Cannon-Clary College of Education Dean Donny Lee has announced the appointment of Allen Henderson as the new director of the STEM Center within the college.

Mary Jean Bradley Named New Education Dean at A-State (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/28/2016 12:00 am

Mary Jane Bradley has been named dean of the College of Education & Behavioral Science at Arkansas State University in Jonesboro, effective July 1. A faculty member since 1987, Bradley has been serving as director of Professional Education Programs and professional licensure officer within the college.

Harding Names New Provost, Vice Provost

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/9/2016 2:21 pm

Harding University President Bruce McLarty Wednesday announced that Marty Spears will become the school’s new provost, and Julie Hixson-Wallace will become vice provost for accreditation, effective June 1.

Harding Adds New Music Degrees

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/19/2016 4:06 pm

Harding University will begin offering a bachelor of music in piano performance and a bachelor of music in vocal performance beginning fall 2016.

Sheena Howell Steps Up to Development Director at UALR College of Business (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/18/2016 12:00 am

Sheena Howell, who has worked as director of development for Trojan Athletics at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock for the past year, has been named director of development and external relations for UALR’s College of Business.

Follow The Money (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 10/19/2015 12:00 am

Adjuncts aren’t paid well enough. Depending on the size of the class and depending on the subject, the pay can truly be less than minimum wage.

Dean of Nursing at Harding Announces Retirement

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/4/2015 11:24 am

Cathleen Shultz, former dean of the Carr College of Nursing at Harding University, has announced her decision to retire effective Sept. 1.

Reaves Family Donates $1M to Harding Renovation

by Alexis Hosticka 8/6/2015 3:47 pm

A Russellville couple has donated $1 million to a project to renovate and expand Rhodes Field House on the Searcy campus of Harding University.

Harding University's James Carr Named to Higher Education Coordinating Board

by Associated Press 8/4/2015 6:59 am

Harding University's senior vice president has been named to the Arkansas Higher Education Coordinating Board.

Harding University Names Allen Frazier Dean of Business College

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/10/2015 11:23 am

Harding University on Friday named Allen Frazier, associate dean of the university's Paul R. Carter College of Business Administration, dean of the college effective July 15.

Harding University Names Kevin Kehl Dean of Student Success Center

by Alexis Hosticka 7/9/2015 3:40 pm

Kevin Kehl, director of First Year Experience and academic resources at Harding University’s Center for Student Success, was named dean of the center effective Aug. 1.

ACT Aspire Best for State (James W. Carr Commentary)

by James W. Carr 7/6/2015 12:00 am

The main contention is that ACT Aspire is the wrong system because it is currently administered in only three states, so Arkansas students’ results can’t be adequately compared with those of students in other states. This contention is misguided.

Liz Howell Named to New Vice President Position at Harding University

by Alexis Hosticka 6/24/2015 2:15 pm

Liz Howell, assistant to the president for alumni and parent relations at Harding University, was named to the newly created post of vice president for alumni and parent relations at the school, effective July 1.

Bryan Burks Named VP of Advancement at Harding

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/22/2015 11:11 am

Burks currently is dean of the Paul R. Carter College of Business Administration at Harding. His appointment becomes effective July 15. He will direct Harding's advancement efforts and lead a team of seven fundraising professionals in the office.

Denise Fisher Prepares for New Role as Head of Harding's Family & Consumer Sciences Department

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/18/2015 12:00 am

Denise Fisher will succeed Beth Wilson as chairman of Harding University’s Department of Family & Consumer Sciences effective Aug. 1.

Arkansas State, Harding Teams Take Top Awards at DWR Governor's Cup

by Mark Carter 4/22/2015 2:54 pm

Teams from Arkansas State University in Jonesboro and Harding University in Searcy took top honors at the 2015 Donald W. Reynolds Governor's Cup collegiate business-plan competition awards.

Mabee Foundation Makes $1M Challenge Grant to Harding

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/21/2015 3:21 pm

The Mabee Foundation of Tulsa, Oklahoma, has a issued a $1 million challenge grant to raise money for three renovation and construction projects at Harding University in Searcy.