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Crowding a problem on UALR-high school campus

Subscriber onlyEStem Public Charter High School has closed the book on its first semester at its new location on the University of Arkansas at Little Rock campus -- but not without growing pains. Continue reading...

Foundation, UA weighed shifting $4M to nonprofit

Document shows idea to lower ticket face values, add to ‘donations’ share

Subscriber onlyThe University of Arkansas, Fayetteville and its nonprofit athletics fundraising arm discussed a now-shelved pricing strategy for football club seating that would have redirected at least $4 million annually in university ticket revenue to the nonprofit. Continue reading...

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In emails, UA athletics vows to help foundation

Subscriber onlyArkansas' athletic department pledged to help its nonprofit fundraising arm collect more money from students "even if it's outside our job description." Continue reading...

UAMS slashing 600 jobs to curb deficit

Subscriber onlyThe state's largest public employer are cutting 600 positions, nearly half of which were filled, Monday in an effort to curb a deficit almost double the amount it initially budgeted. Continue reading...

UA in '17 waved off foundation's $12.7M; fundraising for stadium tops expectations

Subscriber onlyThe UA released the foundation from $12.7 million in pledges made to Razorback Stadium renovations and to debt from building the football center. Continue reading...

Board selects NYC doctor to lead UAMS

Alabama-born cardiologist will visit to hear Arkansans

Subscriber onlyA New York City cardiologist considers Wednesday -- the day the University of Arkansas board of trustees voted to hire him as chancellor of its academic medical center -- to be "Day One." Continue reading...

UAPB aids teacher recruitment

3-year national initiative targets boys in minority groups

Subscriber onlyEight high school students -- all male -- will start taking teacher-preparation courses at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff this month in an effort to raise the racial and ethnic diversity of teachers nationwide. Continue reading...

Bielema buyout terms revealed after AG opinion

Agreement puts it at $15.4M, but amount still not finalized

Subscriber onlyFormer University of Arkansas, Fayetteville football Coach Bret Bielema's deal with the Razorback Foundation set his buyout at $15.4 million if the university fired him in 2017, according to a copy of the agreement released late Thursday under the state's open-records law. Continue reading...

Bielema blocks public release of buyout terms, UA says

Subscriber onlyFormer Razorbacks football Coach Bret Bielema has temporarily blocked public disclosure of a deal he signed with the nonprofit foundation that supports University of Arkansas, Fayetteville athletics, a university spokesman said Thursday evening. Continue reading...

College abruptly without top exec

Board cites ‘lack of transparency’

Subscriber onlyArkansas Baptist College is without a president, but how that happened depends on who is talking. Continue reading...

Little Rock's Arkansas Baptist College abruptly without top exec; board cites 'lack of transparency'

Subscriber onlyArkansas Baptist College is without a president, but how that happened depends on who is talking. Continue reading...

UA, Razorback Foundation emails number 20,000 pages

Separation cited as other files cloaked

Subscriber onlyAbout three dozen University of Arkansas, Fayetteville employees exchanged an estimated 20,000 pages of emails this year with the nonprofit foundation that supports Razorback athletics, university officials said. Continue reading...

Board increases substitutes' pay in NLR schools

But incentive for retirees fails

Subscriber onlyThe North Little Rock School Board on Thursday increased pay rates for its substitute teachers and derailed a plan for the district to offer early retirement incentives. Continue reading...

In UA sports firings, hiring, process foggy

Subscriber onlyArkansas has fired and hired an athletic director and a football coach in the past month - but how it got to each point is hazy. Continue reading...

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