The University of Arkansas at Little Rock

UA Little Rock Looks to the Future with Approval of New Strategic Plan

The Board of Trustees for the University of Arkansas System has approved a new five-year strategic plan for the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, setting a bold vision for the future. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Looks to the Future with Approval of New Strategic Plan”

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UA Little Rock to Host University Assembly April 25

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock will hold its spring University Assembly meeting at 3 p.m. Thursday, April 25. Continue reading “UA Little Rock to Host University Assembly April 25”

Chancellor Christina S. Drale addresses Fifty for the Future members at UA Little Rock.

Fifty for the Future Celebrates 60th Anniversary at UA Little Rock

In a special meeting kicking off their 60th anniversary year, Fifty for the Future met at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock on Jan. 12 to hear about the unique history between the two organizations. Continue reading “Fifty for the Future Celebrates 60th Anniversary at UA Little Rock”

UA Little Rock students who received LULAC scholarships and awards were honored at an awards ceremony held Oct. 13 at Brave New Restaurant in Little Rock.

17 UA Little Rock Students Receive LULAC Scholarships

Seventeen University of Arkansas at Little Rock students have been awarded scholarships from the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) for the 2023-24 school year. The 17 students are collectively receiving more than $30,000 in scholarships, including some matching funds from UA Little Rock. Continue reading “17 UA Little Rock Students Receive LULAC Scholarships”

UA Little Rock students gather in front of the Donaghey Student Center. Photo by Ben Krain.

UA Little Rock Halts Thirteen-Year Enrollment Decline 

UA Little Rock’s preliminary fall 2023 enrollment figures indicate an increase in undergraduate and graduate student full-time equivalents (FTE) of 1.2%, an increase in student semester credit hours (SSCH) of 1.0%, and a headcount decline of 1.0% over the fall 2022 semester. Preliminary enrollment indicates 7,147 undergraduate and graduate students. These figures do not include high school concurrent students, which are reported separately. Prior to the fall 2023 term, the last fall term to experience an increase in student FTE was fall 2010. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Halts Thirteen-Year Enrollment Decline¬†“

Education majors Dally Thompson, left, Hudson Trusty, and Lakendra Fisher attend classes at UA Little Rock. Photo by Benjamin Krain

Windgate Foundation Supports Teacher Education with $3.5 Million Grant

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has received a $3.5 million grant from the Windgate Foundation to endow the directorship of its School of Education. This gift will support the transformation of teacher education at UA Little Rock in its quest to become a premier provider of teachers in the state. Continue reading “Windgate Foundation Supports Teacher Education with $3.5 Million Grant”

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock sign is shown on South University Avenue.

UA Little Rock to Host University Assembly April 14

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock will hold its spring University Assembly meeting at 1 p.m. Friday, April 14. Continue reading “UA Little Rock to Host University Assembly April 14”

The university formally broke ground on the Trojan Way and Library Plaza project during a groundbreaking ceremony one campus.

UA Little Rock Breaks Ground on Transformational Campus Improvement Projects

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock broke ground on a series of campus improvement and renovation projects that will significantly transform the face of the university for years to come during a Dec. 2 groundbreaking ceremony outside Ottenheimer Library. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Breaks Ground on Transformational Campus Improvement Projects”