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[24 Feb 2011 | One Comment | 1,935 views]
Exchange of higher ed power

LITTLE ROCK–Two announcements came out of Little Rock today that will influence Arkansas’ higher education system.
Jim Purcell, director of the Arkansas Department of Higher Education, was appointed the commissioner of Louisiana’s higher education system. Purcell started his position at the ADHE in 2008.
The second announcement was that Gov. Mike Beebe named ADHE Deputy Director Shane Broadway as interim director of the agency, which governs the state’s 11 universities and 22 community colleges.
Beebe will discuss how next to proceed with the Arkansas Higher Education Coordinating Board, according to a press release …