Tagged: University Of Arkansas System

Accounting Maneuvers Hid Funding Failures at UAMS

Accounting Maneuvers Hid Funding Failures at UAMS

Health CareCover Story

When the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences announced in April 2014 that Dr. Gareth Morgan would lead the Myeloma Institute for Research & Therapy, it was cause for a celebration. The cheers didn’t last long. read more >

Winthrop Rockefeller Institute Funded by $100M Endowment

Winthrop Rockefeller Institute Funded by $100M Endowment

The University of Arkansas System and the University of Arkansas Winthrop Rockefeller Institute announced Friday the Governor Winthrop Rockefeller Endowment, a gift of more than $100 million from the Winthrop Rockefeller Charitable Trust that will continue to fund the institute in perpetuity. read more >

How About Acting Like Adults? (Editorial)

How About Acting Like Adults? (Editorial)

Opinion

A state legislator's interference with a UA System hire was probably more nuisance than not, but it’s an example of pettiness that serves no one, least of all the citizens of Arkansas. read more >

UAMS’ Projected Deficit Rises to $72M

UAMS’ Projected Deficit Rises to $72M

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UAMS is reviewing ways to increase revenue and slash costs, including possible layoffs to its staff of about 10,000. It is one of the state’s largest employers. read more >

UA System Names Gina Terry as CFO

UA System Names Gina Terry as CFO

Banking & Finance

University of Arkansas System President Donald R. Bobbitt names longtime senior audit director Gina Terry as chief financial officer for the UA System. read more >

Slimmed-Down Pulaski Tech Fits UA System

Slimmed-Down Pulaski Tech Fits UA System

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Pulaski Technical College had nearly 12,000 students in 2012 when Margaret A. Ellibee became its chief. Today it has about 6,000, and to Ellibee that’s a good thing. read more >

Pulaski Tech Merges with UA System

Pulaski Tech Merges with UA System

Pulaski Technical College's merger with the University of Arkansas System is effective today, and the North Little Rock college has been renamed University of Arkansas-Pulaski Technical College, or UA-Pulaski Tech. 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 >

Businesses in Arkansas Confront Shooter Scenario

Businesses in Arkansas Confront Shooter Scenario

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Many Arkansas businesses and institutions now have reaction plans for mass shootings, and some training goes beyond the federal government’s basic run-and-hide recommendations. read more >