Higher Education Board, meeting update
The Arkansas Higher Education Coordinating Board
(AHECB) approved the Department of Higher Education (ADHE) 2007-09
biennial recommendations for public colleges and universitiesí
operating and capital funding at its quarterly meeting Friday in
Blytheville. The recommended funding distribution is now set to go
before the Arkansas General Assembly. For more details and to see
the full ADHE news release and institutional allocations, click here.
Dr. Terry Roach honored with award
Dr. Terry Roach, Business, is the recipient of the 2006
Collegiate Teacher of the Year presented by the Arkansas Business
Education Association (ABEA). Roach received the award last week at
the ABEA annual meeting in Hot Springs. The criteria for the award
included service and membership in professional associations, years
of teaching, publications, presentations, and community service. He
has taught students for 37 years including high school, junior
college, university, adult education, and continuing education.
Dr. Cundall and Dr. Stewart
Michael K. Cundall Jr., English and Philosophy, and Dr.
Patrick A. Stewart, Political Science, recently made a
presentation at the
2006 International Society for Human Ethology. They presented
research, as part of a joint research project, on humor and the
Dr. Marlay & Dr. Hartwig to
Ross Marlay and Dr. Charles Hartwig, Political Science,
have been selected as participants in a Chautauqua course in New
Mexico slated for October. The short course is titled "The
Birthplace and Early History of the Atomic Bomb," and will be
conducted near Albuquerque, N.M., with trips to Los Alamos and the
Trinity Site where the first atomic bomb exploded on
July 16, 1945. The course will explore the science, politics, and
geography of how the world's first atomic weapons were created.
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