Shorter College (Arkansas)
Shorter College is a private historically black junior college in North Little Rock, Arkansas. It was founded in 1886 as Bethel Institute by the African Methodist Episcopal Church and offered bachelor's degrees until 1955. It is accredited by the Transnational Association of Christian Colleges and Schools.
- Daisy Bates (1914-1999), civil rights activist, newspaper publisher, and mentor of the Little Rock Nine
- Scipio Africanus Jones (1863-1943), educator, defense attorney for the Elaine Twelve, and politician
- "Encyclopedia of Arkansas". Encyclopedia of Arkansas. Retrieved 2019-11-16.