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Program Cuts, Layoffs Coming to Cash-Strapped Henderson State

The task, Chancellor Charles Ambrose said, is to redesign Henderson so that it “actually works for our most average students.” read more >
Brett Powell • CFO & Vice President for Finance & Administration | Henderson State University | Arkadelphia

Brett Powell of Henderson State University (Finalist: Education CFO)

Brett Powell has developed a national reputation for his work on outcome-based models for higher education. read more >
Gov. Asa Hutchinson signs into law the ARFuture Grant Act, which provides up to two years of tuition and fees at community or technical college to students enrolled in certain high-demand fields of study.
Business Services / Education / Government & Politics / Legal

Higher Education Bubble Vexing for Arkansas Institutions

Runaway inflation in the health care sector is obvious to every American family, but when a kid heads to college, this fact hits home: The consumer cost of higher education has inflated even faster over the past quarter-century. read more >
Maria Markham
Education / Government & Politics

Maria Markham Recommended as New Director of Department of Higher Education

The Arkansas Department of Higher Education director search committee will recommend Maria Markham as the new director of the ADHE, the department announced Wednesday. read more >
Education

Using Education to Close the Skills Gap (Brett Powell Commentary)

As a nation and a state, we are at a critical point in education. We have known for some time that we are preparing too few individuals for future jobs. Closing the Gap 2020 is a plan to address that skills gap issue. read more >
Brett Powell
Education

Brett Powell Named VP at Henderson State University

Henderson State University will welcome current director of the Arkansas Department of Higher Education Brett Powell as its vice president for finance and administration beginning Aug. 1. read more >
Education / Government & Politics

Higher Education: No Longer an Exclusive Club (Brett Powell Commentary)

Demographic changes at today's colleges and universities present unique challenges that programs like the Arkansas Career Pathways Initiative are striving to overcome. read more >

Arkansas Business Power List 2016: Education

An education resource to help navigate the leadership of the largest Arkansas companies or institutions. read more >
Education

Not Enough College Students (Brett Powell Commentary)

Job creation is a key to future economic development and those new jobs will only occur if there is an educated and qualified workforce waiting for them. read more >
Brett Powell
Education / Government & Politics

Brett Powell Named Next Director of Higher Ed Department

The Arkansas Higher Education Coordinating Board has appointed a University of Arkansas at Little Rock alumnus to be the next director of the Arkansas Department of Higher Education. read more >
Brett Powell
Education / Government & Politics

Brett Powell Named Director of the State Department of Higher Education

The Arkansas Higher Education Coordinating Board on Friday named Brett Powell the new director of the Arkansas Department of Higher Education. read more >
Education / Government & Politics

Arkansas Higher Education Department to Interview Final 3 Candidates for Director

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