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Arkansas Baptist College Names Regina Favors as Interim President and other leadership changes

  LITTLE ROCK, AR – Arkansas Baptist College, a private historically black college, recently announced new leadership changes in works to rebuild its finances and enrollment According to THV11, Little Rock lawyer Richard Mays was elected as the chair of the Board of Trustees and Regina Favors was appointed as Interim President of the College.… Continue reading Arkansas Baptist College Names Regina Favors as Interim President and other leadership changes

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Arkansas Baptist College Board of Trustees Named Dr. Howard O. Gibson as Interim President

LITTLE ROCK, AR – This past December, the Board of Trustees of Arkansas Baptist College announced that current president of Arkansas Baptist College, Dr. Joseph L. Jones, has been terminated for caused effective immediately. Now the the Board of Trustees has named Howard O. Gibson as interim president reported by The Journal of Blacks in… Continue reading Arkansas Baptist College Board of Trustees Named Dr. Howard O. Gibson as Interim President

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Dr. Joseph Jones Ousted as Arkansas Baptist College president

LITTLE ROCK, AR – The Board of Trustees of Arkansas Baptist College announced Monday that Dr. Joseph L. Jones, President of the college has been terminated for cause effective immediately. According to ArkansasMatters.com, Dr. Jones had served as president of Arkansas Baptist for fifteen months and succeeded the ten-year tenure of Dr. Fitz Hill who… Continue reading Dr. Joseph Jones Ousted as Arkansas Baptist College president

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Ms. Tameka A. Harper, MPA Joins Arkansas Baptist College’s Leadership Team as Dean of Students

LITTLE ROCK, AR – Dr. Joseph L. Jones announced Ms. Tameka Angola Harper, MPA will joined the College Leadership Team at Arkansas Baptist College as Dean of Students on December 1, 2016. As Dean of Students, Ms. Harper will oversee all initiatives that support and oversee the College’s efforts in linking out-of-classroom experiences to the… Continue reading Ms. Tameka A. Harper, MPA Joins Arkansas Baptist College’s Leadership Team as Dean of Students

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Arkansas Baptist College Show Cause Accreditation Status Lifted

LITTLE ROCK, AR – On November 3, 2016, during a meeting The Board of Directors of the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) removed the Show-Cause Order from Arkansas Baptist College. In the fall of 2015, HLC placed Arkansas Baptist College on the Show-Cause Order due to alleged financial and administrative oversights. The Board determined that the… Continue reading Arkansas Baptist College Show Cause Accreditation Status Lifted