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Early Numbers Show UCA Fall Enrollment Up

by Associated Press 9/8/2014 9:24 am

Preliminary enrollment figures indicate the University of Central Arkansas has experienced a 1.4 percent increase in overall enrollment for the fall semester and a 1.4 percent increase in first-time undergraduate enrollment.

Kelley Erstine Returns to UCA as Chief of Staff

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/8/2014 12:00 am

Kelley Erstine, an alumnus of the University of Central Arkansas in Conway, started work last week as chief of staff at his alma matter. In his new role, Erstine will make $165,000 a year.

UCA Gauging Retail Interest in Mixed-Use Development

by Lee Hogan 7/10/2014 11:04 am

The University of Central Arkansas is starting to look into the interest levels businesses may have in being a part of the first phase of the university's renovation of Donaghey Avenue.

UCA's McCastlain Hall Receives $800,000 Grant for Renovations

by Lee Hogan 5/16/2014 10:24 am

The University of Central Arkansas' McCastlain Hall, one of eight buildings included in the university's Historic District and listed on the National Register of Historic Places, is receiving an $800,000 grant from the Arkansas Natural and Cultural Resources Council for renovations.

About That Cooling-Off Period (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 4/7/2014 12:00 am

Current law requires Arkansas lawmakers to wait just one year before they seek to take advantage of any clout amassed by hiring on to jobs as lobbyists that pay much more money than most of them have ever before seen.

Gilbert Baker Resigns From UCA Post

by Lee Hogan 4/2/2014 10:28 am

Former state legislator Gilbert Baker resigned Wednesday, effective immediately, from his position at the University of Central Arkansas. The university released a one-line statement announcing Baker's resignation.

UCA Plans To Reshape Donaghey Avenue

by Mark Friedman 3/17/2014 12:00 am

The University of Central Arkansas in Conway is working on plans to renovate a mile-long section of Donaghey Avenue. The crown jewel of the proposed project is an approximately 68,000-SF, four-story mixed-use building that will feature retail on the ground floor and student housing on floors 2 through 4.

UCA Names Leader to Oversee Donaghey Corridor

by Lance Turner 2/6/2014 1:00 pm

TJ Johnston, executive vice president of the Conway Area Chamber of Commerce and the Conway Development Corporation, is taking a new job at the University of Central Arkansas that will oversee UCA's Donaghey Corridor project.

Video: New Jobs in Morrilton & Springdale, New Plans at UCA, New Home Sales in Your 'Week in Review'

by Lance Turner 11/23/2013 11:17 am

New jobs in Morrilton and Springdale, the latest on Arkansas home sales, big plans at the University of Central Arkansas and solid earnings for Tyson Foods Inc., all in this week's Arkansas Business/THV 11 News "Week in Review."

UCA Plans for New Mixed-Used Developments Along Donaghey Avenue

by Lance Turner 11/20/2013 2:53 pm

The University of Central Arkansas at Conway has unveiled what it calls a comprehensive growth strategy as part of Tom Courtway's formal investiture Wednesday as university president.

UCA Faculty Senate Votes Against Guns on Campus

by Associated Press 3/13/2013 7:28 am

The University of Central Arkansas' Faculty Senate is recommending that its campus not allow concealed handguns, despite a new state law that allows faculty members to carry the weapons.

Gilbert Baker Joins UCA As Executive Assistant to the President

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/9/2012 3:58 pm

Outgoing State Sen. Gilbert Baker, R-Conway, has been hired at the University of Central Arkansas. He'll be executive assistant to university President Tom Courtway and draw a $132,000 salary.