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National Urban League President and CEO Marc Morial to speak at UAPB’s Black History Month event

PINE BLUFF, AR – Entrepreneur, Lawyer, and Legislator Marc Morial will serve as the keynote speaker for the annual Black History Month assembly at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB). The free, public event will take place Thursday, February 14 at 11:00 a.m. in the J.M. Ross Theatre of the Hathaway-Howard Fine Arts… Continue reading National Urban League President and CEO Marc Morial to speak at UAPB’s Black History Month event

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$2.2 Million Gift from Windgate Foundation to Benefit Student Scholarships at UAPB

  PINE BLUFF, AR – The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) announced it has received a $2.2 million gift from the Windgate Foundation (Windgate) to establish the Windgate Foundation Scholarship Endowment and fund the John Miller Howard Art and Education Legacy Exhibition (Howard Exhibition) at the Leedell Moorehead-Graham Fine Arts Gallery at the… Continue reading $2.2 Million Gift from Windgate Foundation to Benefit Student Scholarships at UAPB

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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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UAPB Alumna Tamika S. Edwards Named Executive Director of the Social Justice Institute at Philander Smith College

LITTLE ROCK, AR – Philander Smith College (PSC), a historically black college, has announced that Tamika S. Edwards, J.D., has been selected to lead the College’s Social Justice Institute following an extensive national search. The appointment, which makes Edwards the second Executive Director in the institute’s history, will begin September 4. According to an press… Continue reading UAPB Alumna Tamika S. Edwards Named Executive Director of the Social Justice Institute at Philander Smith College

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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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UAPB named Dr. Robert Carr Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs

PINE BLUFF, AR – The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff has named Dr. Robert Z. Carr, Jr., as Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affair, effective August 2017. He will be replacing former Provost and Vice Chancellor Dr. Jacquelyn W. McCray. In this position, the former Dean of the School of Education and Psychology… Continue reading UAPB named Dr. Robert Carr Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs

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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