About Us

The Mission of UA Little Rock Public Radio

The mission of UA Little Rock Public Radio is to deepen insight into the human experience, empower decision-making and enrich the lives of those we serve through quality news and cultural programs.

Board of Trustees of the University of Arkansas

KLRE and KUAR are licensed to the Board of Trustees of the University of Arkansas System, on behalf of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock (UA Little Rock).

The Board of Trustees are: Reynie Rutledge, Chairman; David H. Pryor, Vice Chairman; Morril Harriman, Secretary; Mark Waldrip, Assistant Secretary; Ben Hyneman; John Goodson; Dr. Stephen Broughton; C.C. "Cliff" Gibson III; Sheffield Nelson; Kelly Eichler.

The Board of Trustees meets at five regular meetings each year, as well as on special occasions as required.

Upcoming meetings of the Board of Trustees of the UA System this fiscal year include: March 29-30, 2017 at the STEM Building at the University of Arkansas at Pine Buff; May 24-25, 2017 at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.

You can find the agenda for the March 29-30, 2017 meeting at this link: http://www.uasys.edu/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/2017-March-29-30-Board-Agenda.pdf.

During the current fiscal year, July 1, 2016-June 30, 2017, the Board of Trustees of the UA System entered into closed, or executive session on these dates:

  • November 11, 2016: for the purpose of considering appointments to the UAMS Medical and AHEC staffs, and the University of Arkansas Foundation Board of Directors; the granting of emeritus status; and the employment, appointment, promotion, promotion, demotion, diciplining or resignation of public officers or employees for the various campuses of the University of Arkansas System. Additional details are outlined in the meeting minutes at this link: http://www.uasys.edu/leadership/board-of-trustees/meetings/
  • September 8, 2016: for the purpose of considering appointments to the CCCUA Board of Visitors, the UAMS Medical and AHEC staffs, and the College of Medicine Admissions Committee; the granting of emeritus status; the approval of early retirement agreements, and salaries in excess of the line item maximum; and the employment, appointment, promotion, demotion, disciplining or resignation of public officers or employees for the various campuses of the University of Arkansas System. Additional details are outlined in the meeting minutes at this link: http://www.uasys.edu/leadership/board-of-trustees/meetings/

Closed sessions of the Board of Trustees of the UA System from previous years can be found in the meeting minutes at this link: http://www.uasys.edu/leadership/board-of-trustees/meetings/

Board of Directors: Friends of KLRE/KUAR

The Friends of KLRE/KUAR serves as a non-governing, advisory organization to support fundraising and volunteer activities for UA Little Rock Public Radio. 

President
Doug Clark

Vice President
Liz Gron

Secretary
John Adams

Other Board Members:
Andy Allen
Cory Biggs
Rodney Block
Miriam Carlisle
Meredith Causey
Leah Dalton
David Davila
George Ernst
Tom Fritsche
Liz Gron
Kathryn Hazelett
Kendra Johnson
Amanda Moore
Ann Owen
Stacy Pendergrast
Georgia Robinette
Jacob White
Quinten Whiteside

Meeting Schedule:

Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - Location: TBD
Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - Location: TBD
Thursday, July 27, 2017 - Location: TBD
Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - Location: TBD

Click below to download the Bylaws of the Friends of KLRE/KUAR, KUAR's Telling Public Radio's Story report from its 2015 Station Activities Survey (SAS) for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, or its Local Content and Services Report from its 2016 SAS.