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

UA System Awarded $900,000 Workforce Training Grant

The University of Arkansas System was awarded a three-year $900,000 CARES Act Recovery Assistance grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) to boost the state’s workforce recovery from the economic impact of COVID-19. Continue reading “UA System Awarded $900,000 Workforce Training Grant”

Desiree Taggard

Taggard Receives Young Professional in Procurement Award

Desiree Taggard, director of Procurement Services at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, has received the 2020 Young Professional in Procurement Award from the National Association of Educational Procurement (NAEP). Continue reading “Taggard Receives Young Professional in Procurement Award”

Chancellor Drale

UA Little Rock Rises to the Challenge to Implement Key Priorities

The year 2020 was a year unlike any other, where the University of Arkansas at Little Rock faced major challenges that included a global pandemic that has redefined the education landscape.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock Rises to the Challenge to Implement Key Priorities”

Kristi Smith

Smith named to UA System Task Force on Racial Equity

Kristi Smith, senior director of development and interim director of the UA Little Rock Alumni Association, has been named to the University of Arkansas System Task Force on Racial Equity.  Continue reading “Smith named to UA System Task Force on Racial Equity”

UAPB Chancellor Laurence Alexander (left) and Bowen Dean Theresa Beiner (right) sign an agreement to create a 4+3 pipeline agreement between the schools. Photo by Richard Redus.

UA Little Rock Bowen Law School, UAPB create pipeline program

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock William H. Bowen School of Law and the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff have created a 4+3 pipeline program to help undergraduate students earn a law degree. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Bowen Law School, UAPB create pipeline program”

Mandy Hull

Associate general counsel named UA Little Rock’s new head of human resources

University of Arkansas at Little Rock Chancellor Christina Drale has announced the appointment of Mandy Hull, associate general counsel for the University of Arkansas System, as associate vice chancellor of human resources and policy advisor to the chancellor, effective Nov. 11.  Continue reading “Associate general counsel named UA Little Rock’s new head of human resources”

Dr. Christina Drale

Drale named chancellor at UA Little Rock

The Board of Trustees of the University of Arkansas today unanimously accepted UA System President Dr. Donald R. Bobbitt’s recommendation to name Christina Drale, Ph.D., chancellor of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. Continue reading “Drale named chancellor at UA Little Rock”

Drale named acting chancellor of UA Little Rock 

University of Arkansas System President Dr. Donald R. Bobbitt today named Christina Drale, Ph.D., acting chancellor of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. Drale has served as interim executive vice chancellor and provost of the campus since October 2018.  Continue reading “Drale named acting chancellor of UA Little Rock “

Rogerson to Step Down as UA Little Rock Chancellor

University of Arkansas at Little Rock Chancellor Dr. Andrew Rogerson today announced that he will step down from the position, effective Sept. 1, after three years serving in the role. Continue reading “Rogerson to Step Down as UA Little Rock Chancellor”