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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.

UA Little Rock Public Radio Values

Community: As connectors of ideas and information, we will provide a service that is valued by and reflective of our diverse community. We will build relationships in order to serve the common good with compassion and dependability.

Education: We will inform our communities with accurate information so that community members may develop informed opinions to better understand how news and culture impact their daily lives. We will foster an environment of life-long learning and curiosity that respects the intelligence of those we serve and our staff.

Truth-Seeking: We will report news with accuracy, fairness, integrity and context to create relationships of trustworthiness and credibility with our communities so that we may hold the systems that run them accountable.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: We believe our differences make us stronger. We believe in fostering respectful and inclusive environments. Our goals are to represent diverse perspectives in our communities and our workplace; to recognize and reduce bias; and, to help our community do the same through our news and programming.

Create a Supportive Work Environment: We will create and celebrate an inclusive, positive and empowering work environment, accessible to all staff members, interns, volunteers and guests.

Innovation: We will approach our work with creativity and a sense of imagination, incorporating good humor, idealism, efficiency, passion and courage.

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: Dr. Stephen Broughton, M.D., Chairman; C.C. "Cliff" Gibson III, Vice Chairman; Tommy Boyer, Secretary; Morril Harriman, Assistant Secretary; Kelly Eichler, Assistant Secretary; Sheffield Nelson; Steve Cox; Ed Fryar, Ph.D.; Ted Dickey; and, Jeremy Wilson.

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 include:

Agendas and meeting minutes for past open and closed sessions of the board, as well as agendas for upcoming meetings, can be found at this link:

The Friends of KLRE/KUAR Board of Directors

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

Lacy Selig

Vice President
Kara Wilkins

Nan Selz

Board Members
Stephanie Alderdice
LaTonya Austin Honorable
Reginald Ballard
Jay Barth
Lori L. Burrows
Lamar Davis
Jeannie Fetting
Ben Grimes
Stephanie Jackson
Kevin Jones
David Koehler
Kimberly Lee
Eric McDaniel
Kathleen McDonald
Sandra McGrew
Ruth Shepherd

2023 Upcoming Board Meeting Schedule:
Meetings will be held at the Little Rock School District Building

  • April 21 at 12:00 p.m.
  • June 16 at 12:00 p.m.
  • August 18 at 12:00 p.m.
  • October 20 at 12:00 p.m.

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.