And So Shane Broadway Will Not Be Arkansas Higher Education Director, After All

Former state Sen. Shane Broadway, nominated by Gov. Mike Beebe to head the Arkansas Dept. of Higher Education despite his lack of qualifications for the post, has withdrawn himself from consideration for the post. In a letter to Beebe, Broadway cites family obligations for his decision not to pursue the directorship. He also offers to continue as interim director whilst Beebe and the Higher Education Coordinating Board search out a new chief executive for the department. Broadway's full letter … [Read more...]

Let’s Go Back to School with Shane Broadway!

I tell ya, Shane Broadway don't get no respect, no respect at all.

The Twitter is aflutter with talk about the nomination of former Democratic Sen. Shane Broadway to serve as director of the Arkansas Dept. Of Higher Education (ADHE). Let's discuss! To review: Broadway, having lost his bid for lieutenant governor in 2011, was tapped to head up ADHE by Gov. Mike Beebe late last month. Broadway’s nomination was criticized by the Arkansas GOP, who noted that his experience falls well short of what is required by statute for the position, since he lacks experience … [Read more...]