Bowen Dean Theresa Beiner (center left) presents alum Wylie Cavin III (center right) with a plague naming the Dean's Conference Room in his honor. Also pictured are Christian O'Neal (left), vice chancellor for university advancement, and Wanda Hoover (right), Bowen's assistant dean of external relations. Photo by Tina Medlock.

UA Little Rock Foundation gifts total nearly $48 million in record-breaking fundraising year

While 2020 has been a year full of challenges, the generosity of supporters of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock has resulted in the university’s highest fundraising year to date with UA Little Rock alumni and friends donating a record-breaking $47,941,061.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock Foundation gifts total nearly $48 million in record-breaking fundraising year”

UALR sign at the entrance on S. University Dr near University Plaza on January 28, 2016.

UA Little Rock announces new diversity initiatives

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has announced new diversity initiatives and events in response to open forums held last month with students, faculty, and staff that centered on race and ethnicity.

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UA Little Rock Sees Unprecedented Interest in Scholarships for Fall 2020

Due to an unprecedented demand in scholarships, the University of Arkansas at Little Rock announced the merit-based scholarship deadline has been extended for new students to Aug. 17. As of the original Aug. 1 deadline, a record-breaking number of more than 1,900 applications were received. These scholarships are made possible in part by the recent largest-ever anonymous donation to help students achieve a world-class education at UA Little Rock. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Sees Unprecedented Interest in Scholarships for Fall 2020”

UA Little Rock students recieved $5.6 million in scholarship money from Arkansas Scholarship Lottery Funds

UA Little Rock Increases Transformational Scholarship Opportunities for Students for Fall Semester

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has set an Aug. 1 deadline for new and continuing students to access new need-based scholarship funds made possible by the May 21 announcement of an unprecedented gift of $25 million from an anonymous donor, the largest single gift in the 93-year history of the institution.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock Increases Transformational Scholarship Opportunities for Students for Fall Semester”

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UA Little Rock releases guide for returning to campus

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has released a plan for faculty, staff, and students to return to campus in a safe environment for the fall 2020 semester.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock releases guide for returning to campus”

Chancellor Drale

UA Little Rock Receives Unprecedented $25 Million Gift for Scholarships and Student Success

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has received the largest single gift in the institution’s 93-year history, announced during the May 21 meeting of the Board of Trustees of the University of Arkansas. The $25 million gift from an anonymous donor will support the university’s strategic enrollment management plan and help UA Little Rock students achieve a world-class education.
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Dr. Christina Drale

Women to Watch at UA Little Rock: Christina Drale

In this special series for Women’s History Month, UA Little Rock is profiling women leaders who are making a difference at the university. Dr. Christina Drale serves as the first female chancellor of UA Little Rock.  Continue reading “Women to Watch at UA Little Rock: Christina Drale”

William "Cody" Decker

Decker named Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs at UA Little Rock

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has named Dr. William “Cody” Decker the permanent vice chancellor of student affairs, effective April 1. Continue reading “Decker named Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs at UA Little Rock”