Arkansas Department of Higher Education

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Name: Arkansas Department of Higher Education
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Lottery scholarships could be out of money in three years

Lottery-financed scholarships may soon run out of money, the head of the Arkansas Department of Higher Education warned.The department has to dip into emergency reserve funds now to cover Academic Challenge Scholarship costs, officials said.Claire White ... [Published 4029 TV - 5 hours ago]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

Arkansas Lottery forced to tap reserves

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - The director of the Arkansas Department of Higher Education says the agency has been forced to temporarily tap some of its $20 million lottery reserve fund to cover its Academic Challenge scholarship obligations. Director ... [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

Legislative Council Approves Rainy Day Funds Transfer of Up To $2m for State's Highest Scholarship Recipients

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. , April 18 -- The Arkansas Department of Higher Education issued the following news release:The Arkansas Legislative Council approved a request Friday from Gov. Mike Beebe to transfer up to $2 million in Rainy Day Funds to cover a record ... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

$2 Million From State Rainy Day Fund Going For ADHE Scholarships

LITTLE ROCK — The state Legislative Council on Friday approved a request from Gov. Mike Beebe to transfer up to $2 million from the state’s “rainy day fund” to the Governor’s Distinguished Scholarship program.The Arkansas Department of Higher Education ... [Published Southwest Times Record - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Ark. Panel Approves $2M for High-Achieving Scholarships

LITTLE ROCK, AR - More Arkansas high school seniors have qualified for the state's most prestigious scholarship award, prompting lawmakers to approve additional funds for the program.The Arkansas Legislative Council on Friday approved the allocation of ... [Published KARK TV - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Higher-ed chief pushes for increase in funding

Higher-education funding won't ever be the top budget priority for state legislators -- or even second or third, Arkansas Department of Higher Education Director Shane Broadway told faculty ... ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Consumer Alert: Student Loan Debt Scams Increasing

LITTLE ROCK, AR (News release) – Student loan debt can be overwhelming to some consumers already riddled with debt from mortgages and credit card bills. The federal government says student loan debt is the single largest form of consumer debt, aside from ... [Published KARK TV - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

Compensation survey shows high salaries of academic administrators

With much of the job growth at public colleges and universities going into administrative positions, the compensation packages for people filling those positions should be of concern.The Delta Cost Projects at American Institutes for Research reported ... [Published Pine Bluff Commercial News - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 1 reports

NWACC to offer online credit courses for high school students

High school students can meet Arkansas’ new digital learning requirement and earn college credit at the same time through an offering of NorthWest Arkansas Community College.NWACC was one of 23 organizations recently designated as a digital learning approved ... [Published The City Wire - Mar 25 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 24 2014 - 1 reports

UA president seeks online university for adults

University of ArkansasBy Chad HunterAs part of an effort to expand educational offerings, the University of Arkansas is considering the creation of an online university targeting adults.According to the UA, this week System President Donald Bobbitt will ... [Published Universities News - Mar 24 2014]
First reported Mar 21 2014 - Updated Mar 21 2014 - 1 reports

University Of Arkansas President Seeks...

Article Overview:The University of Arkansas is considering the creation of an online university targeting adults as part of an effort to expand educational offerings.Career College Central summary:As part of an effort to expand educational offerings, ... [Published Career College Central - Mar 21 2014]
First reported Mar 19 2014 - Updated Mar 20 2014 - 2 reports

UA president seeks online university for adults

FORT SMITH — As part of an effort to expand educational offerings, the University of Arkansas is considering the creation of an online university targeting adults.According to the UA, this week System President Donald Bobbitt will ask the UA Board of ... [Published Pine Bluff Commercial News - Mar 20 2014]

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...to their studies and reached some of the highest levels of achievement," said Shane Broadway , Arkansas Department of Higher Education director. "We appreciate the Legislative Council's approval for the transfer of funds along with the commitment from the governor and the council to keeping some of the best and brightest students here in the state."
"I want to say we're seeing the results we hoped we would see" Broadway says
"The eVersity will be a collaborative effort drawing on the strength and expertise found in our existing UA institutions. Faculty members at our colleges and universities will specify degree requirements, will develop the course work inin concert with expert instructional designers and will teach our courses. In this respect, we will draw an important distinction from many of the existing fully online universities that rely almost exclusively on adjunct faculty."
...System has a rich portfolio of talent that resides in the faculty and staff of our 17 institutions and divisions," Bobbitt said in a news release. "I'm confident that we will, and in fact, must, bring this array of talent to bear on Governor [Mike] Beebe's challenge to double the number of Arkansans with a post-high-school credential."

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Lottery scholarships could be out of money in t... [Published 4029 TV - 5 hours ago]
Arkansas Lottery forced to tap reserves [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Apr 19 2014]
Legislative Council Approves Rainy Day Funds Tr... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Apr 19 2014]
$2 Million From State Rainy Day Fund Going For ... [Published Southwest Times Record - Apr 18 2014]
Ark. Panel Approves $2M for High-Achieving Scho... [Published KARK TV - Apr 18 2014]
Higher-ed chief pushes for increase in funding [Published Big News Network - Apr 17 2014]
Consumer Alert: Student Loan Debt Scams Increasing [Published KARK TV - Apr 16 2014]
Reports show big increase in number of highly p... [Published Pine Bluff Commercial News - Apr 08 2014]
Compensation survey shows high salaries of acad... [Published Pine Bluff Commercial News - Apr 01 2014]
NWACC to offer online credit courses for high s... [Published The City Wire - Mar 25 2014]
UA president seeks online university for adults [Published Universities News - Mar 24 2014]
University Of Arkansas President Seeks... [Published Career College Central - Mar 21 2014]
University of Arkansas system board approves ne... [Published The City Wire - Mar 21 2014]
UA Trustees Establish Online University [Published Arkansas Business - Mar 20 2014]
UA president seeks online university for adults [Published Pine Bluff Commercial News - Mar 20 2014]
New Online Education Initiative Considered by UA [Published KARK TV - Mar 19 2014]
SAU to begin Engineering program in Fall [Published Texarkana Gazette - Feb 13 2014]
Arkansas Performance Funding Measures Inspire O... [Published PRWeb - Oct 16 2013]
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