Tagged: university of arkansas system

JoAnn Maxey Appointed as New General Counsel for UA System (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/12/2016 12:00 am

Maxey will replace Fred Harrison, who has stepped down from the position that he has held for more than 30 years.

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.

UAMS Names 14 New Board Members for Fayetteville Campus

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/6/2016 3:11 pm

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences announced Monday the appointment of 14 new members to the advisory board for its Northwest Campus in Fayetteville.

Businesses in Arkansas Confront Shooter Scenario

by Kyle Massey 6/6/2016 12:00 am

Many Arkansas businesses and institutions now have reaction plans for mass shootings, and some training goes beyond the federal government’s basic run-and-hide recommendations.

Pulaski Tech Board Votes to Partner With UA System

by Alexis Hosticka 5/11/2016 11:15 am

The Pulaski Technical College board of trustees unanimously approved a motion to enter into a formal partnership with the University of Arkansas System at a special meeting on Wednesday.

UAMS Fears More Red Ink, Eyes $34M Shortfall in Fiscal 2017

by Mark Friedman 4/11/2016 12:00 am

As bad as the financial picture at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences is now, it could be a lot worse if the state’s hybrid Medicaid expansion plan isn’t continued by the state Legislature.

Arkansas Business Power List 2016: Education

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/21/2016 12:00 am

An education resource to help navigate the leadership of the largest Arkansas companies or institutions.

New UA Chancellor Joseph Steinmetz Wants to Invest in Students

by Marty Cook 2/8/2016 12:00 am

Joseph Steinmetz knows what he wants to do but hasn’t figured out how he will do it. Steinmetz, 61, was named chancellor of the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville in October and moved into his new office in January. What Steinmetz wants to learn is where the money is and what it’s spent on.

Appearances Matter (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 10/19/2015 12:00 am

A trip costing several thousand dollars is a drop in the UA’s multibillion-dollar bucket, but it’s a poke in the eye to the thousands of Arkansans struggling to pay for an education in desperate hope of entering the vanishing middle class.

Adjunct Professors’ Low Pay A Savings For Colleges

by Mark Friedman 10/19/2015 12:00 am

Arkansas Business surveyed more than a dozen public colleges and universities across the state and found adjunct salaries paid generally between $2,000 and $2,500 at four-year schools.

Arkansas Universities Expand Online Programs to Lure Students

by Marty Cook 10/19/2015 12:00 am

Universities across the state are expanding and strengthening their online degree programs in an attempt to attract some of the 300,000-plus potential students who can’t attend campus classes.

Donald Bobbitt Wants Karla Hughes as UAM Chancellor

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/9/2015 10:47 am

University of Arkansas System President Donald Bobbitt announced Friday that he will recommend Karla Hughes, Ph.D., to the Board of Trustees of the University of Arkansas System as chancellor of the University of Arkansas at Monticello.

UA Selects 3 Finalists for Fayetteville Chancellor Position

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/2/2015 3:53 pm

University of Arkansas System President Don Bobbitt and his chancellor search committee selected three finalists for the University of Arkansas chancellor post and scheduled times for them to visit campus.

UA System Gets $5M From Former Southwestern Energy CEO

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/11/2015 9:46 am

Charles E. Scharlau, former CEO of Southwestern Energy Co., will donate $5 million to create an endowed chair in presidential leadership at the University of Arkansas System.

Jacob Flournoy Recognized for UA System's Internal Audit Department

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/17/2015 12:00 am

Jacob Flournoy, internal audit director for the University of Arkansas System, has been selected to receive the American Institute of CPAs’ Outstanding CPA in Government Impact Award for impact on state government.

G. Keith Pinchback Named Chancellor at Phillips Community College

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/12/2015 11:16 am

G. Keith Pinchback, vice chancellor of institutional advancement at Arkansas State University-Beebe, will succeed Steven Murray as chancellor of Phillips Community College of the University of Arkansas.

A Task Force We Can Back (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 5/25/2015 12:00 am

Gov. Asa Hutchinson has named a variety of task forces to address a variety of issues: health care reform, criminal justice, Common Core. We have a suggestion for one more: the Task Force on Ways to Reduce the Administrative Bloat in Arkansas’ Public Colleges & Universities.

Inside the UA eVersity: A Different Online-only Education

by Gwen Moritz 3/9/2015 12:00 am

Michael Moore is navigating an ambitious project: combining technologies and techniques that have been proven to work elsewhere into an entirely new UA member university.

Tysons Give $5M to UA System Agriculture Division

by Marty Cook 3/2/2015 11:20 am

The Tyson family and Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale donated $5 million to the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture.

eVersity and The Innovator’s Dilemma (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 2/9/2015 12:00 am

Utah publishing CEO Clark Gilbert has delivered a directive that's astounded other publishers: You have to separate your online news — your disruptive technology — from your legacy print news. You have to treat it like a different company. You have to staff it with people who have digital DNA. Online news and print news are different products with different business plans, he said, and their staffs have different jobs to do for different customers.