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St. Bernards of Jonesboro Names Mallory Black Director of Physician Marketing (Movers & Shakers)

Mallory Black has been hired as director of physician marketing of St. Bernards Healthcare & Medical Group of Jonesboro. She previously was marketing director of the Jonesboro Regional Chamber of Commerce. […] read more >
Education / Legal

Harding Names New Deans for College of Pharmacy, College of Arts and Sciences (Movers & Shakers)

Harding University of Searcy has announced deans of two of its eight colleges. read more >
Banking & Finance / Education / Investments

A Robust Future for Arkansas and Higher Ed’s Role (Michael D. Williams Commentary)

As the knowledge economy grows, so will the income disparity between high school and college grads. read more >
Jessi Rice Woods
Business Services / Education / Nonprofits

Excel by Eight Promotes New Communities Director (Movers & Shakers)

Jessi Rice Woods will oversee planning and design in Conway and Independence, Jefferson, Sevier and Union counties, as well as the city of Little Rock. read more >
Education / Legal / Media & Marketing / Nonprofits

Arkansas Foodbank Announces New CEO (Movers & Shakers)

Brian Burton has been named CEO, effective Oct. 10. read more >
Michael Williams
Education

Michael Williams Pushes Strategic Vision For Harding

He took over for David Burks, a former Harding president who resumed the position after his successor, Bruce McLarty, retired in October 2020. read more >
Maria Markham, director of the Arkansas Division of Higher Education
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Arkansas Colleges Shrinking, and ‘Cliff’ Still LoomsLock Icon

A recent college attendance dip in Arkansas doesn’t reflect the “enrollment cliff” that higher education leaders have harped about for years. It’s been more of a slow roll down to the edge. read more >
Mike Williams, a former Harding University administrator who is returning to the school to be its sixth president. 
Education

Former Harding Admin Mike Williams Picked to be Next University President

He's returning to the university after leading Faulkner University in Alabama since 2015. read more >
The front gates of Harding University's Florence campus will remain closed for the time being.
Education / Nonprofits

Harding University Reopens International Campuses

Harding University of Searcy says it is reopening its international campuses for students studying abroad. read more >
Chris Lorch of Ozarka College
Agriculture & Poultry / Education

Watson, Flippo Advance at Williams Baptist (Movers & Shakers)

Andrew Watson and Angela Flippo have been assigned new roles at Williams Baptist University in Walnut Ridge. read more >
Education / Small Business

2021 Governor’s Cup Winners Announced

The eight winners of the 2021 Arkansas Governor's Cup Collegiate Business Plan competition were announced during a virtual presentation held at noon Thursday. read more >

Harding University Names Search Committee for New President

Robert C. Walker, chairman of the Harding University board of trustees, announces members of a search committee to identify and recommend the university's next president. read more >
Clockwise from left: Kelli Embry, Steve Trusty and Janet Brewer of National Park College in Hot Springs.
Education

Embry Promoted Following National Park College Retirements (Movers & Shakers)

Steve Trusty and Janet Brewer have announced their retirements from National Park College in Hot Springs, where Kelli Embry has been named vice president for administration. read more >
William Ryan of UA Pulaski Tech in North Little Rock.
Agriculture & Poultry / Education

Moldenhauer Holds Director’s Role for Rice for UA Agriculture (Movers & Shakers)

Karen Moldenhauer, a professor and rice breeder, has been named interim director of the Rice Research & Extension Center at the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture in Stuttgart. read more >
Daniel Gallegos of Arkansas Tech University in Russellville
Education / Health Care / Media & Marketing

Gallegos Takes Over Sports Media at Tech (Movers & Shakers)

Daniel Gallegos has been hired as the director of athletic communications at Arkansas Tech University in Russellville. read more >
Ben Kutylo of Forward Arkansas in Little Rock.
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Kutylo Selected to Head Forward Arkansas (Movers & Shakers)

Ben Kutylo has been named executive director of Forward Arkansas in Little Rock. read more >
Dr. James W. Carr, chairman of the Arkansas Higher Education Coordinating Board
Education

James Carr Forsees Online Teaching Playing Part in Higher Ed’s Future Health

James Carr, the chair of the state’s Higher Education Coordinating Board, says endowments will be key to colleges’ survival. read more >
The front gates of Harding University's Florence campus will remain closed for the time being.
Education / Health Care / Tourism

A Disappointing Decision Proves Right at Harding

Harding University has offered classes in Florence, Italy, since 1980, and students there were among the first to feel the weight of the coronavirus pandemic. read more >
Bruce McLarty, president of Harding University.
Education / Health Care / Media & Marketing

Private Colleges Optimistic About Enrollment Despite VirusLock Icon

It might seem counterintuitive in the age of coronavirus, but Arkansas’ private colleges are cautiously optimistic about enrollment in the fall. read more >

Permanent Layoffs Coming, Harding Confirms

Harding University confirmed Monday that it will be permanently laying off between 15 and 20 employees. read more >