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Higher education notebook

Subscriber onlyFuller new deputy higher-ed director Continue reading...

University of Arkansas System notebook

Subscriber onlyHyneman’s tenure as UA trustee ends Continue reading...

Higher education coordinating board notebook

Subscriber onlyDepartment hires associate director Continue reading...

Losing pupils, Little Rock's schools to cut $5M; reduction in staffing part of plans

Lunch program funding a key factor

Subscriber onlyThe Little Rock School District is planning to cut its budget by $5 million for the 2018-19 school year because of declining enrollment and a loss in funding, its superintendent said Friday. Continue reading...

Arkansas schools ready to administer civics exam; 60 correct answers out of 100 questions required by '17 law

Subscriber onlyArkansas' public schools can start administering a civics exam now required for graduation as early as Monday. Continue reading...

State OKs new rules for licensing teachers

Subscriber onlyArkansas' Board of Education approved rules Thursday for licensing the state's kindergarten-through-12th-grade teachers. Continue reading...

PB college's new president settles in, has 100-day plan

Subscriber onlySoutheast Arkansas College has a new president. Continue reading...

Pulaski Tech forges on in reorganization

Subscriber onlyThe University of Arkansas-Pulaski Technical College is undergoing a reorganization that will, among other things, eliminate four administrative positions and streamline the path to help students pursue certificates or degrees, college officials said Friday. Continue reading...

Information curbs put to UA trustees; under proposal, only chairman can talk for newly limited board

Subscriber onlyThe University of Arkansas System board of trustees is weighing whether to add rules that would restrict some of its actions and behaviors. Continue reading...

Final deal gives Bielema $11.9M over three years

Subscriber onlyThe nonprofit Razorback Foundation has agreed to pay Bret Bielema up to $11.9 million over three years, or roughly twice the terms of his public contract. Continue reading...

Arkansas college aims to offer 2 doctoral degrees in nursing, education

Subscriber onlyHenderson State University wants to offer two doctoral degrees -- one in nursing practice and another in instructional leadership -- by fall 2019. Continue reading...

UA System focusing on UAMS cash woes

Subscriber onlyThe University of Arkansas System is closely monitoring the financial status of its academic medical center after the layoffs of nearly 260 employees earlier this month to curb a deficit. Continue reading...

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...

Higher education notebook

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