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Governor Appoints Arkansas CEOs to Study State's Computer, Data Sector

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/17/2017 10:19 am

Gov. Asa Hutchinson forms a blue ribbon commission to study how to grow the state's computer science and data analytics sector. The 19-member commission is co-chaired by Acxiom Corp. founder Charles Morgan and Arkansas Economic Development Commission Executive Director Mike Preston.

Governor's ArFuture Grant Proposal Fails in Committee

by Ibby Caputo, Arkansas Nonprofit News Network 2/16/2017 7:03 am

Gov. Asa Hutchinson's proposal to create a grant that would pay for tuition and fees for students at Arkansas community or technical colleges failed to pass the Senate Education Committee in a 4-4 vote Wednesday

ArFuture Grants To Help Fill High-Demand Jobs

by Marty Cook 2/6/2017 12:00 am

Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson said his Arkansas Future Grant program is as much about giving students confidence to go to college as it is about giving them monetary support to do so.

Asa Hutchinson Gives Lawmakers Easy Job with 2-Year Tuition Plan

by Kelly P. Kissel, The Associated Press 12/12/2016 7:19 am

Arkansas legislators will fight in the 2017 session over education issues, particularly charter schools, but the governor has indicated he'll try to make part of their task easier.

Hutchinson Plans Grants to Woo Students to High-Demand Work

by Kelly P. Kissel, The Associated Press 12/9/2016 10:13 am

Gov. Asa Hutchinson suggests a way for high school graduates, home-school graduates and non-traditional students to learn skills without paying a dime.

Arkansas Colleges See New Funding Formula

by Marty Cook 9/5/2016 12:00 am

Maria Markham, the director of the Arkansas Department of Higher Education, said the metrics for the state’s new funding formula for colleges and universities should be finalized later this month.

Maria Markham Recommended as New Director of Department of Higher Education

by Alexis Crowe 7/27/2016 11:35 am

The Arkansas Department of Higher Education director search committee will recommend Maria Markham as the new director of the ADHE, the department announced Wednesday.

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