The Arkansas Department of Higher Education serves as the administrative staff for the Arkansas Higher Education Coordinating Board. The Department works closely with the public colleges and universities in Arkansas to promote higher education across the state.
Welcome from Dr. Maria Markham, Director of ADHE. Dr. Markham joined the Agency in August 2016.View More
Learn the structure and history of the Arkansas Department of Higher Education, as well as its mission, roles, and responsibilities to the State of Arkansas and its citizens.View More
Closing the Gap 2020 is a master plan for higher education in Arkansas. Here, stakeholders in Arkansas Higher Education can participate in the conversation and contribute input.View More
The Coordinating Board consists of 12 members who are appointed by the Governor and serve staggered six-year terms.View More
The Presidents Council is composed of all presidents and chancellors of public two-year and four-year colleges and universities.View More
Here you will find information about the Arkansas Department of Higher Education Staff.View More
The Governmental Relations Division coordinates government relations, legislative advocacy activities and serves as a liaison to the Arkansas General Assembly, the governor’s office, and other public entities. The division also oversees various special projects and programs.View More