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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.

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.

Ellis Arnold on Hendrix College's Special Bonds with Alumni

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/11/2016 12:00 am

W. Ellis Arnold III is the senior executive vice president, general counsel and dean of advancement for Hendrix College in Conway. In addition to those roles, Arnold also serves as CEO of The Village at Hendrix LLC, a new urbanist community adjacent to the college.

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.

Colleges, Universities Play Vital Role In Conway’s Economic Success

by Dwain Hebda 5/18/2016 12:00 am

Signs greeting motorists proudly proclaim Conway the “City of Colleges,” and its three residential campuses have played a major role in the growth and development of the wider community.

Hendrix College Creates Position to Focus on Diversity, Inclusion

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/3/2016 10:53 am

Hendrix College education professor Dionne B. Jackson will become the college’s first vice president for diversity and inclusion and chief diversity officer beginning July 1.

Hendrix Professor Honored for Political Courses

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/1/2016 10:08 am

Hendrix College politics professor Jay Barth was recently named a Faculty Fellow for The Education Network for Active Civic Transformation at Brandeis University.

UCA President Tom Courtway to Step Down, Return to Teaching

by Alexis Hosticka 12/11/2015 1:45 pm

University of Central Arkansas President Tom Courtway is looking to step down before the end of his current contract and return to teaching in the UCA College of Business, university officials said Friday. The university's board said it will begin discussing the process of a presidential search in the spring.

Hendrix Receives $1M for New Welcome Center

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/3/2015 3:16 pm

Hendrix College received a $1 million challenge grant from the J.E. and L.E. Mabee Foundation of Tulsa and will use the money for the construction of the Mary Ann and David Dawkins Welcome Center at the northeast entrance to campus.

Hendrix College Offers New Scholarships After $26M Donation

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/6/2015 9:46 am

Hendrix College will offer new scholarships to cover the full cost of attendance for Federal Pell Grant-eligible students from the Arkansas Commitment program, Little Rock Central High School, Little Rock Catholic High School for Boys, and Mount St. Mary Academy.

Hendrix College Gets Its Biggest Donation, $26M from Mary Ann Dawkins

by Alexis Hosticka 8/26/2015 11:23 am

Hendrix College, the private, liberal arts college in Conway, on Wednesday announced a $26 million donation — the biggest in its history — from the estate of Mary Ann Dawkins of Little Rock, who died in December.

Arkansas Engagement: Paige Valentine & Matt Light

by Jess Ardrey 7/22/2015 10:13 am

Fayetteville couple Paige Valentine and Matt Light are tying the knot! The two will say "I do" on Saturday, August 1, in Conway. This wonderfully sweet story from the groom-to-be is not one you want to miss.

Hendrix College Inaugurates 11th President

by Associated Press 4/20/2015 6:53 am

Hendrix College has inaugurated its 11th president during a weekend ceremony on its campus in Conway.

Hendrix Athletes Suspended for Playing in March Madness Pool

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/6/2015 12:00 am

The March madness brackets for eight student athletes at Hendrix College in Conway were busted long before the tipoff of Monday’s championship game.

Hendrix College Program to Meet Financial Need for Some Arkansas Students

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/8/2014 4:10 pm

Hendrix College has announced a new program, Hendrix Arkansas Advantage, that it says will meet 100 percent of the financial need to attend the college, beginning with qualifying Arkansas high school seniors enrolling in fall 2015.

Apartments, Ace Hardware Subjects of Million-Dollar Deals in Conway

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/3/2014 12:00 am

Multifamily and retail properties were at the heart of two seven-digit transactions in Conway.

Hendrix President Bill Tsutsui On Private Education, Raising National Profile

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/20/2014 12:00 am

Bill Tsutsui was announced as president of Hendrix in November and assumed office in June. He also is a history professor and author or editor of eight books, including Manufacturing Ideology: Scientific Management in Twentieth-Century Japan and Godzilla on My Mind: Fifty Years of the King of Monsters.

New Position at Hendrix College Filled by W. Ellis Arnold

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/9/2014 12:00 am

W. Ellis Arnold III has been chosen to fill a new position at Hendrix College in Conway: senior executive vice president, dean of advancement and general counsel. He has served as acting president of the college since J. Timothy Cloyd’s resignation in February 2013.

Pair of Million-Dollar Deals Milked in Faulkner County

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/12/2014 12:00 am

Commercial space encompassing 8,500 SF rang up a $1.3 million sale in Conway, and land for a Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market in Greenbrier was acquired in a $1.07 million deal.

Cross-College Entrepreneur Team Making Its Mark

by Marty Cook 5/5/2014 12:00 am

It all started when Carol Reeves held the Arkansas Commercialization Retreat atop Petit Jean Mountain at the UA’s Winthrop Rockefeller Institute.