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UAMS Hires 2 New Oncologists (Movers & Shakers)

Dr. Manojna Konda and Dr. Vivek Yadala have both been hired as oncologists. read more >
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Hendrix College Gets $2.5M Grant for STEM Scholarships

Scholarship recipients will participate in a community-based project in partnership with the Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub. read more >
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Baptist Health Names New VP & Chief Medical Officer (Movers & Shakers)

Mackenzie Clyburn has been promoted to vice president of hospital operations at Baptist Health Medical Center-Little Rock, and Dr. David Shenker has been promoted to chief medical officer. read more >
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Constance Meadors Hired as Associate Director of Arkansas Space Grant Consortium at UALR (Movers & Shakers)

She will be responsible for overseeing the planning of the Arkansas Space Grant Consortium, partnering with state agencies and programs during the 2024 solar eclipse that will put most of central Arkansas in the path of totality. read more >
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2 Hired at Cromwell Architects Engineers (Movers & Shakers)

Jamison Mosley will serve as a graphic designer, and Jason Neal joins as a technical writer. read more >

Karen Petersen Takes Office as President of Hendrix College

Karen K. Petersen was elected the 13th president of Hendrix College in January. read more >
(From left) Dalaney Thomas and Katherine Vasilos
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2 Promoted at CJRW (Movers & Shakers)

Dalaney Thomas has been elected to the board of directors, and Katherine Vasilos has been named to the CJRW executive committee. read more >
Karen Petersen, the next president of Hendrix College

Hendrix College Names Karen Petersen Next President

Petersen comes to Hendrix from the University of Tulsa. She's set to become the college's second woman president. read more >
An aerial view of the John Churchill Memorial Plaza at Hendrix College

A Legacy Endures at Hendrix College (Blake Rutherford Commentary)

There are a lot of reasons to be pessimistic about higher education. But when we tamp down the rhetoric and lower the political temperature, we are also able to see the beauty in other things, like the benefit of a great teacher and scholar. read more >
Abby Davis (left) and Georgeanna Wright

Arkansas Tech Names Abby Davis Athletics Director (Movers & Shakers)

She will be the first woman to serve in that position. read more >
W. Ellis Arnold III

Hendrix College President Ellis Arnold Announces Retirement

He's stepping away after more than 30 years in education. read more >
Bill Gunderson, Kiril Kolev and Todd Tinsley of Hendrix College
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Hendrix Recognizes 3 (Movers & Shakers)

Hendrix College in Conway has announced the following promotions: Bill Gunderson, director of the Hendrix Odyssey Program, and Kiril Kolev, associate provost for engaged learning. 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 >

Hendrix College Raises $146M of $150M Goal

The college’s recent fundraising success includes $33 million raised in the past 14 months. read more >
Clockwise from left: Rebekah Aduddell, Frederick Ernst and William Murray of Hendrix College in Conway
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Hendrix Hires New Professors (Movers & Shakers)

Rebekah Aduddell, Frederick Ernst and William Murray have joined Hendrix College in Conway as assistant professors. read more >

College Raises $22M for $150M Campaign

Hendrix College in Conway raised $22 million in new gifts and pledges this year. read more >
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Hendrix Awarded $500K for Residence Hall Renovations

The Sunderland Foundation of Overland Park, Kansas, has awarded a $500,000 grant to Hendrix College for its Residence Hall Renewal Project. read more >
Brian Walker of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock
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UA Little Rock Professor, Directors Honored (Movers & Shakers)

Brian Walker is named Central Arkansas Professor of the Year by the Central Arkansas American Chemistry Society. Darius Maize and Patrick Walsh of the athletic department also earn high marks. read more >
Christy Valentine of Hytrol Conveyor Co. in Jonesboro
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Hytrol Conveyor Receives Valentine (Movers & Shakers)

Christy Valentine has joined Hytrol Conveyor Co. in Jonesboro as manager of academic partnerships. read more >
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Hendrix College Gets $2M Challenge Grant

The Mabee Foundation awards a $2 million challenge grant to Hendrix College in Conway. read more >