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Brett Powell Named Director of the State Department of Higher Education

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/30/2015 3:09 pm

The Arkansas Higher Education Coordinating Board on Friday named Brett Powell the new director of the Arkansas Department of Higher Education.

Arkansas Higher Education Department to Interview Final 3 Candidates for Director

by Associated Press 1/29/2015 7:12 am

The Arkansas Department of Higher Education has scheduled interviews with the three remaining candidates for the director's position.

ASU Hires Shane Broadway As VP for Governmental Relations

by Lance Turner 12/17/2014 2:00 pm

The Arkansas State University System hires Shane Broadway, the director of the state Department of Higher Education, as vice president of governmental relations.

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.

Jim Harris' Notebook: Little Rock Stadium Braces For Two Big Weeks To Open Season, Plus 'Bowl' Game

by Jim Harris 8/19/2011 2:45 pm

War Memorial Stadium is still the center of the football universe in Arkansas, at least for the first two weeks of this season. And the stadium will be the site of a bowl game on Oct. 1. Yes, a bowl game - one that you'll want to take the family to.