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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 >

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 >

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 >

Landmark Donation to Fund $45M Arts Center at UCA

Landmark Donation to Fund $45M Arts Center at UCA

The University of Central Arkansas announced Tuesday a $20 million gift from the Windgate Foundation — the largest such gift in the school’s 111 years — to support the planned Windgate Center for Fine and Performing Arts. read more >