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Arkansas' Higher Education Enrollment Down 1 Percent

by Lee Hogan 9/18/2014 10:24 am

The number of students enrolled in higher education is down 1 percent from a year ago, according to enrollment numbers on the 11th day of classes.

Enrollment Down in Arkansas, But Graduates Increase at Colleges, Universities

by Gwen Moritz 5/5/2014 12:00 am

Enrollment dropped last fall at almost all of Arkansas’ 22 two-year colleges and half of the four-year universities, a trend attributed mainly to improvements in the overall economy.

Board Names Shane Broadway Department of Higher Education Director

by Associated Press 10/7/2013 5:32 pm

The Arkansas Higher Education Coordinating Board has voted to lift the interim tag from its department director's title.

Photos: Inside the $16M Pulaski Technical College Culinary Arts, Hospitality Center

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/25/2013 8:35 am

Pulaski Technical College opens the doors to its new $16 million Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management Institute in Little Rock. Here's a look inside.

Public University Enrollment in Arkansas Down 2 Percent

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/23/2013 2:56 pm

The Arkansas Department of Higher Education says average enrollment at the state's 33 public colleges and universities was down 2 percent from last fall, driven by a 6 percent drop in two-year college enrollment.

Here's the 20 People Applying to Be Your Next Director of the Department of Higher Education

by Lance Turner 9/21/2013 8:00 am

Twenty people have applied to be the next director of the Arkansas Department of Higher Education. Here's a list of them.

Arkansas Plans to Award More 2-Year Degrees

by Chuck Bartels, The Associated Press 6/12/2013 4:05 pm

Arkansas education officials are putting a plan in action that will award associates degrees to people who transferred to a university from a two-year college and have amassed enough credits for a diploma.

Mike Beebe Asks for $1.1M for Health Education Aid

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 6/5/2013 2:32 pm

Gov. Mike Beebe on Wednesday asked to use $1.1 million from a state reserve fund to make up for a shortfall in a program that helps students pursuing medical degrees that Arkansas schools don't offer pay for tuition at schools in other states.

Cuts in Lottery Scholarships Challenge Arkansas Colleges

by Luke Jones 6/3/2013 12:00 am

While the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery seeks to compensate for slumping sales, the state’s colleges and universities are struggling to help incoming freshmen compensate for a decrease of $2,500 in their lottery-funded scholarships.

Lottery Unchanged in Session, not Scholarships

by Chuck Bartels, The Associated Press 4/25/2013 8:08 am

No changes were made to the structure of the Arkansas Lottery this legislative session, but one is in store for college students, as lottery-funded scholarship amounts are moving to a tiered structure.

State Senate OKs New Requirements for Higher Education Chief

by Associated Press 3/18/2013 5:16 pm

The Arkansas Senate has approved legislation that would remove a requirement that the state's higher education director have background as a college administrator or teacher. It's a change that could allow the interim director to keep the job permanently.

Arkansas Lottery Gets Powerball Boost, But Sales Continue to Lag

by Associated Press 12/4/2012 7:17 am

Arkansas lottery organizers say the lottery revenues received a multi-million dollar boost from the recent $588 million Powerball jackpot. But it remains uncertain whether sales can be picked up enough for the lottery to reach its projected budget.

Bishop Woosley: Drought, Gas Prices Cause Drop in Lottery Ticket Sales

by Chuck Bartels, The Associated Press 11/20/2012 6:21 pm

Legislators were told Tuesday that lottery-funded scholarship amounts could take a dive for future recipients as the state-run gambling operation isn't pulling in as much money as expected.