Tagged: Arkansas Department Of Higher Education

College Funding Formula Makes Outcomes Key to Money

College Funding Formula Makes Outcomes Key to Money

Cover Story

The financial impact of the new outcomes-based state funding formula on individual Arkansas universities and colleges has been a mixed bag, but the program is having the desired effect, and overall funding has increased. read more >

College Admins See Pay Tilt Up

College Admins See Pay Tilt Up

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A majority of Arkansas college administrators saw a bump in their total compensation package between fiscal 2017 and fiscal 2019. But for most of them it wasn’t much. read more >

UA Redesigning MBA Program on Quest to Be Best

UA Redesigning MBA Program on Quest to Be Best

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The University of Arkansas slipped from first to fifth place on this year’s list of the state largest MBA programs after temporarily halting admissions to finish redesigning its full-time Master of Business Administration program. read more >

UCA Cyber Range to Produce Needed Talent

UCA Cyber Range to Produce Needed Talent

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The new cyber range at the University of Central Arkansas will complement the school’s new bachelor’s degree program and deliver to a fast-growing job field the talent it desperately needs to combat cybercrime. read more >

Arkansas College Funding Rules Shifting to Outcomes

Arkansas College Funding Rules Shifting to Outcomes

Technology & Telecom

Arkansas college and universities will have an incentive to move students from initial enrollment to graduation in the most efficient, effective and affordable way possible as a new funding formula takes effect in July. read more >

Little Rock Tech Park Making Its Mark On Main

Little Rock Tech Park Making Its Mark On Main

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A month shy of its first birthday, the Little Rock Technology Park has exceeded expectations for attracting startup-minded entrepreneurs and tech-related ventures. read more >

Watchdog Journalism (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

Watchdog Journalism (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

OpinionEditor's Note

For some strange reason, there are administrators who seem uneasy at the prospect of their ultimate employers knowing just how much they are being paid and how quickly the costs of their particular positions have grown. read more >

ArFuture Grants To Help Fill High-Demand Jobs

ArFuture Grants To Help Fill High-Demand Jobs

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Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson said his Arkansas Future Grant program is as much about giving students confidence to go to college as it is about giving them monetary support to do so. read more >

Arkansas Colleges See New Funding Formula

Arkansas Colleges See New Funding Formula

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Maria Markham, the director of the Arkansas Department of Higher Education, said the metrics for the state’s new funding formula for colleges and universities should be finalized later this month. read more >