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South Dakota University System Hires UA-Fort Smith's Paul Beran

South Dakota University System Hires UA-Fort Smith's Paul Beran
Paul B. Beran, chancellor at the University of Arkansas-Fort Smith

The South Dakota Board of Regents has selected Paul Beran, chancellor at the University of Arkansas-Fort Smith, as the new leader for the state's public university system.
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UA Names New Vice Provost For Planning

Colleen Briney, who has had a 35-year career with the University of Arkansas, has been appointed as vice provost for planning, effective Aug. 1.
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Pulaski Tech Appoints 5 New Deans (Movers & Shakers)

John Lewis, Mason Campbell, Marico Howe, Christy Oberste and Bentley Wallace have been named deans of five University of Arkansas-Pulaski Technical College divisions.
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Ouachita Baptist Raises Record $17.2M

Ouachita Baptist University in Arkadelphia announced Monday that it received a record $17.2 million in private support in 2017-18. read more >

John Rogers' Counterfeit Bats Redeemed in Youth Baseball League This article is available only in print.

Among the evidence that came into FBI possession during the John Rogers investigation were two batches of baseball bats bearing forged autographs. read more >

River Park Apartments Sold for $7.1M This article is available only in print.

An apartment project in Little Rock's Riverdale area and agri acreage in southeast Pulaski County were at the heart of two recent real estate transactions. read more >

Former Razorback, His Career Ended by Injury, Sues Insurer This article is available only in print.

Former Arkansas Razorback Rawleigh Williams III thought a $1 million sports disability insurance policy would protect him financially if an injury derailed what promised to be a lucrative pro football career. read more >

Double Departures Leave KUAR Short-Staffed

KUAR found itself abruptly short-staffed last month when news veterans Jacob Kauffman and Sarah Whites-Koditschek departed on the same day. read more >

Crystal Johnson Earns Credit from U.S. Chamber of Commerce (Movers & Shakers)

Crystal Johnson has graduated from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation's Institute for Organization Management, which consists of 96 hours of course instruction in nonprofit management. read more >

Fed Finds Inequality in Wealth Distribution Growing

The distribution of income and wealth in the United States has grown increasingly unequal, according to the Federal Reserve. read more >

Jared Henderson Calls for Teacher Salary Increase

The Democratic nominee for governor of Arkansas said he plans to raise minimum pay for teachers by an initial 10 percent with the ultimate goal of making Arkansas teachers the highest paid in the nation. read more >

Jonesboro, ASU Explore New Entertainment Corridor

Continuing its efforts to enhance the campus-community connection, Jonesboro is exploring ways to develop an entertainment corridor between its downtown district and Arkansas State. read more >

UA Alumni Donate $500K For New Health Innovation Fund

University of Arkansas alumni Kelly and Steve Barnes of Dallas have made a $500,000 commitment to the university's Sam M. Walton College of Business to create the Kelly & Steve Barnes Health & Wellbeing Innovation Fund. read more >

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