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UA System Board Votes Against University of Phoenix Deal

At a special meeting, trustees voted 5-4 against a resolution supporting the deal, with one trustee abstaining. But that doesn't mean the deal is dead. read more >
Morril Harriman
Education / Government & Politics / Legal

Morril Harriman to Chair UA Board of Trustees

The University of Arkansas board of trustees elects Morril Harriman as its chairman for the upcoming year. read more >
Education / Government & Politics

Hutchinson Names Kelly Eichler, Sheffield Nelson to UA System Board

Gov. Asa Hutchinson Monday named Kelly Eichler and Sheffield Nelson to the University of Arkansas System Board of Trustees effective March 1. read more >
Construction / Government & Politics / Investments / Legal / Manufacturing / Media & Marketing / Public Companies

Oily Deals: Pattern Emerging in Questionable Arkoma Gas Transactions

Jerry Jones has always pleaded innocent in the controversial 1982 Arkla-Arkoma gas deal, a deal worth at least $174.8 million when the final numbers were tallied last fall. This January, a ratepayers’ class-action suit declared the deal an insider’s rip-off for Arkansas gas consumers who got stuck with an $80 million overcharge bill that went straight into Jones’ bulging bank account. read more >
Blake Rutherford
Government & Politics

Hutchinson vs. Ross, er, Obama (Blake Rutherford On Politics)

The 2014 governor's race will likely feature Republican Asa Hutchinson versus Democrat Mike Ross, and the GOP hopes low poll approval numbers for Barack Obama in Arkansas will be a factor. read more >