Tagged: Arkansas Division Of Higher Education

Arkansas Colleges Shrinking, and 'Cliff' Still Looms

Arkansas Colleges Shrinking, and 'Cliff' Still Looms

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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 >

Finance Crisis at Arkansas Colleges Hits the Layoff Stage

Finance Crisis at Arkansas Colleges Hits the Layoff Stage

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With Arkansas’ public colleges in historic financial distress, University of Arkansas at Little Rock Chancellor Christina Drale prescribed a bitter remedy this month — cuts deep enough to cost tenured professors their jobs — and state education leaders fear other state universities may have to take a dose. read more >

College Funding Formula Makes Outcomes Key to Money

College Funding Formula Makes Outcomes Key to Money

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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 >