Tagged: jeff hankins

Plans for Osteopathic School on A-State Campus Rejected, Officials Will Try Again

by Lee Hogan 12/15/2014 9:46 pm

An accreditation commission has rejected an application by the New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine to open a site at Arkansas State University in Jonesboro. Organizers say they will apply again early next year.

ASU Board Names President's Home After Supporter

by Associated Press 12/7/2014 2:04 pm

The Arkansas State University Board of Trustees has named the home it provides the ASU System president in Little Rock in honor of a university supporter.

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.

Another Osteopathic Medical School for Arkansas Under Consideration

by Mark Friedman 1/6/2014 12:00 am

The Fort Smith Regional Healthcare Foundation has been added to the list of organizations that want to open an osteopathic medical school in Arkansas. Arkansas State University at Jonesboro also has announced its intention of opening a school.

With ASU Already Weighing Options, Another Osteopathic School Could Be Coming

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/9/2013 12:00 am

We’re sure you know about Arkansas State University looking into starting an osteopathic medical school, but did you know there is talk of such a school being placed in Fort Smith — or another part of the state?

ASU Warns Bill Halter: Stop Using 'Arkansas Promise'

by Associated Press 5/15/2013 11:40 am

Arkansas State University is warning Bill Halter that it owns the trademark to the "Arkansas Promise Scholarship" and says the Democrat needs to stop using a similar phrase in his campaign for governor.

Jeff Hankins Named Vice President for Strategic Communications at ASU

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/19/2012 10:41 am

The Arkansas State University System has named Jeff Hankins vice president for strategic communications and economic development.

Jeff Hankins Resigns As President, Publisher of Arkansas Business Publishing Group

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/22/2012 9:51 am

Olivia Farrell, chairman and CEO of Arkansas Business Publishing Group of Little Rock, announced today that Jeff Hankins, president and publisher, has submitted his resignation.

How Will Your Business' Bottom Line Be Impacted by Health Care Reform? (From the Publisher)

by Jeff Hankins 9/10/2012 12:00 am

How to provide quality health insurance to employees — and at an affordable price — has long been a serious challenge for Arkansas businesses. And now, with the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the Patient Protection & Affordable Care Act, questions abound about how health care reform will affect businesses, their employees and individuals.

Will Employers Embrace Online Degrees? (Jeff Hankins Publisher's Note)

by Jeff Hankins 8/20/2012 12:00 am

The single biggest development in higher education is the explosive growth of online classes and degree programs. And as employers, we have to be open-minded about traditional vs. online degree programs.

Video: A $145 Million Surplus, Medicaid Expansion & A Deadline for Ballot Issues on 'Arkansas Week'

by Lance Turner 7/9/2012 2:21 pm

On "Arkansas Week" this week: the governor and legislators ponder what to do with a $145 million tax surplus, and a fight looms over Medicaid expansion in Arkansas.

Video: Joe Thompson, Jeff Hankins & the Health Care Ruling on 'Arkansas Week'

by Lance Turner 6/29/2012 3:00 pm

Video of this week "Arkansas Week," which centers on Thursday's landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling on health care reform. The episode begins with a 15-minute interview with Arkansas Surgeon General Dr. Joe Thompson.

Largest Private Companies: Arkansas' Unsung Heroes (Jeff Hankins Publisher's Note)

by Jeff Hankins 5/21/2012 12:00 am

Of the dozens of business lists that the Arkansas Business news and research team compiles each year, my favorite is this week's Largest 75 Private Companies.

Video: Jeff Hankins Sees 'A Better Mood' About the State's Economy

by Lance Turner 5/4/2012 3:00 pm

Appearing on AETN's "Arkansas Week" this week, Arkansas Business Publisher Jeff Hankins examines the state's April tax collections report and senses a better sense that the economy is improving.

Cities of Distinction Making Arkansas Stronger

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/17/2011 12:00 am

Our cities, towns and communities represent the many patches on that quilt, stitched together through pride, unity of purpose and determination. Our cities and towns are determined to make better lives for their residents. They’ve done so through innovation, dedication and plain ol’ tenacity. Arkansas Business Publishing Group is proud to recognize these efforts with the inaugural City of Distinction awards program.

Keeping Listings Current & Complete (Jeff Hankins Publisher's Note)

by Jeff Hankins 8/15/2011 12:00 am

Thanks for reading our Arkansas Business Lease Guide, in which we strive to provide complete and thorough listings of office, retail and industrial properties in central Arkansas. We continue to work with the Central Arkansas Commercial Data Exchange, and through our collaboration, our listings have become more current and complete.