ERIC Number: ED390371
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995-Oct
Reference Count: N/A
Creating the Future Together: A Quest for Excellence. Future Together: A Quest for Excellence.
Hathaway, Charles E.
This report responds to an extended community discussion, UALR 2000, of the future role and service that the University of Arkansas at Little Rock (UALR) can offer central Arkansas and its metropolitan area. An opening section begins to examine the university's relationship with the public by reviewing central institutional values, quality issues, regional needs, and specific recommendations from the UALR 2000 process. The next section looks at academic programming including establishing new programs, improving experiences of freshmen, off-campus sites, and graduate and professional programs. The following section provides a longer discussion of faculty roles and responsibilities and covers scholarship, proposals for rewarding excellence, mini-grants to foster development of relationships to the extended community, and special challenges to the College of Education to support the current transformation of public schooling. There follows a look at the evolving role of two-year colleges and their relation to UALR, particularly supporting connections with Pulaski Technical College. The next section challenges UALR to incorporate service learning into UALR teaching and the overall student experience. A discussion of how UALR can serve industries and agencies cites special projects and programs already underway. The next section address improvements to communications, and the final section announces the establishment of a new scholarship program. (JB)
Descriptors: College Faculty, College Programs, College Role, College School Cooperation, Community Cooperation, Educational Trends, Futures (of Society), Higher Education, Partnerships in Education, Public Relations, Public Service, Rewards, Scholarship, Scholarships, School Business Relationship, School Community Relationship, School Involvement, Schools of Education, State Colleges, Two Year Colleges
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation, Little Rock, AR.
Authoring Institution: Arkansas Univ., Little Rock.