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Amy Wenger, vice chancellor at the UAMS Northwest Regional Campus in Fayetteville
Education / Health Care

Wenger Set for Vice Chancellor Slot at NWA UAMS (Movers & Shakers)

Amy Wenger will succeed Pearl McElfish as vice chancellor for the northwest regional campus of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences on Dec. 1. read more >
Elizabeth Anderson of Anderson Fish Farms is a major backer of the new 30,000-SF Agriculture Business Academy in Lonoke.
Agriculture & Poultry / Education / Health Care / Transportation

New Lonoke School’s Goal? Keeping Talent on the FarmLock Icon

The Lonoke Business Academy-Carver Campus, which will see its first students in a few weeks, aims to retain agricultural talent in the rural community and neighboring areas by offering hands-on career learning opportunities to teenagers. read more >
President Bruce McLarty addresses the first chapel assembly of the fall 2019 semester at Harding University in Searcy.
Education / Nonprofits

Arkansas Private Colleges Stare Down Demographic, Cultural ChallengesLock Icon

Arkansas Business tracked 15 years’ worth of official fall enrollment figures for 11 private colleges and universities in Arkansas. All 11 are religiously affiliated, and that part of the mission can be a factor in the enrollment trend. read more >
From left, W. Richard Counts, associate vice chancellor of academics at ASU-Beebe; Jason Goodner, chief academic officer at ASU-Beebe; Bruce McLarty, president at Harding University; and Marty Spears, provost and  chief academic officer at Harding University sign the MOU on Friday at Harding.  

Harding, ASU-Beebe Sign Memorandum of Understanding

Harding University and Arkansas State University-Beebe signed a memorandum of understanding on Friday at Harding University, expanding academic offerings for students of both schools and across White County. read more >
Karla Fisher, who is resigning as Chancellor of Arkansas State University at Beebe, and Roger Moore, who has been named interim chancellor. 

ASU-Beebe Chancellor Resigns

Karla Fisher will resign as chancellor of Arkansas State University-Beebe to pursue other opportunities in higher education. read more >
Tyler Bittle

ASU-Beebe Names Director of Concurrent Enrollment

Arkansas State University-Beebe last week named Tyler Bittle of Russellville director of concurrent enrollment. read more >
Keith Moore
Education / Media & Marketing

ASU-Beebe Names New Marketing, PR Director

Keith Moore of Jacksonville has been named executive director of marketing and public relations at Arkansas State University-Beebe. read more >
Kerry Mix
Education / Energy

Kerry Mix Moves Up at ASU-Beebe (Movers & Shakers)

Dr. Kerry Mix has been named vice chancellor of academics at Arkansas State University-Beebe. read more >
Education / Insurance / Investments

Follow The Money (Gwen Moritz Editor’s Note)

Adjuncts aren’t paid well enough. Depending on the size of the class and depending on the subject, the pay can truly be less than minimum wage. read more >
Shawn Tallion (right) helps Tanner Coldiron diagnose a tractor issue at the John Deere technician facility at Arkansas State-Beebe.
Agriculture & Poultry / Education

ASU-Beebe Partnership Program Provides Technical Training, Promises Employment

Students are learning their craft in a sparkling public-private partnership that began long ago when one of the industry’s heavyweights recognized a need for highly trained technicians who speak the language of John Deere Co. read more >
Ethan Patterson works on a tractor at the Greenway facility in Brinkley. Patterson, a Greenway employee, graduated the ASU-Beebe ag equipment technician program.
Agriculture & Poultry / Education

Tech Keeps Mechanics in the Know

Nearly 70 percent of the next generation of ag equipment technicians are learning their trade at places like Arkansas State University-Beebe. read more >