Tagged: joel anderson

Bailey Foundation Gives $2M to UALR Scholarships

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/11/2015 9:03 am

A $2 million donation from the Bailey Foundation will give more students access to a University of Arkansas at Little Rock education, UALR announced Wednesday.

UALR Chancellor Joel Anderson Announces Retirement

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/2/2015 2:27 pm

University of Arkansas at Little Rock Chancellor Joel E. Anderson announced Wednesday that he will retire as chancellor effective June 30.

UALR, eStem to Partner on New High School

by Mark Carter 8/17/2015 2:15 pm

The project will entail new construction and renovation of existing UALR space. The new eStem High School, serving students in grades 9-12, is expected to open in July 2017.

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.

UALR Names Bob Denman Interim Athletic Director

by Associated Press 9/12/2014 10:39 am

Arkansas-Little Rock has named an interim athletic director after the department's former leader stepped down for making inappropriate comments about a player's mother during a live webcast of a women's soccer game.

UALR Lab Translates Big Data Into Dollars

by Jan Cottingham 3/3/2014 12:00 am

Humans are digitizing every aspect of life, translating every thought, every endeavor into something that can be read on a computer screen. This act of translation is creating infinite bits of new information — big data, to use the phrase popular in the world of technology.

Wal-Mart Kicks Off Holiday Shopping Season Online

by Associated Press 11/3/2013 8:30 am

Wal-Mart, the world's largest retailer, is pulling forward by nearly a month seven big deals on items like TVs and tablets that were originally reserved for the day after Thanksgiving and so-called Cyber Monday. "It's been a tough year for the average American family," Joel Anderson, president and CEO of Wal-Mart.com, said. "It's our job to be able to help our customers."

UALR Proposes New Site for Tech Park

by Associated Press 8/14/2013 9:19 am

University of Arkansas at Little Rock Chancellor Joel E. Anderson is proposing a new location for a planned technology park. The 20-acre parcel is near the UALR campus along Fair Park Boulevard.

You've Got Until July 31 to Enter Wal-Mart's Get on the Shelf Contest

by Lance Turner 7/2/2013 8:46 am

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. of Bentonville is once again hosting its Get on the Shelf contest, inviting entrepreneurs to pitch their products to the world's largest retailer.

Arkansas Chamber Backs In-State Tuition Proposal

by Associated Press 4/3/2013 4:51 pm

The state's largest business lobbying organization is joining advocates in urging Arkansas lawmakers to approve extending cheaper in-state tuition rates to some students who came to the country illegally.

Rockefeller Study: Immigrants Provide Economic Boost, But 4 in 10 Here Illegally

by Mark Carter 1/8/2013 2:33 pm

A study commissioned by the Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation found that roughly four in 10 immigrants in Arkansas are in the country illegally, but that immigrants as a whole provide a net positive impact on the state's economy.

UALR Names Zulma Toro-Ramos as New Provost

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/7/2012 10:16 am

Zulma Toro-Ramos was named UALR's new provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs on Wednesday.