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Kentucky: Council on Postsecondary Education

2007 GOVERNOR'S CONFERENCE ON
POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION TRUSTEESHIP

September 16 & 17, 2007

The Brown Hotel
335 West Broadway
Louisville  Ky  40202

Full conference program (3126K PDF)

Sunday, September 16

COUNCIL ON POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION MEETING

OPENING SESSION 

WELCOME
John Turner, Chair, Council on Postsecondary Education

NAVIGATING THE ROAD TO 2020 (265K PDF)
Bradford L. Cowgill, CPE Interim President

VIDEO PRESENTATION
Reflecting on Reform: A Ten-Year Anniversary

REFLECTING BACK, LOOKING FORWARD: A CONVERSATION WITH KENTUCKY POLICY LEADERS ON POSTSECONDARY REFORM

Panelists:  

  • Gary Cox, President, Association of Independent Kentucky Colleges and Universities
  • Virginia Fox, Member, Council on Postsecondary Education, and former Secretary, Kentucky Education Cabinet
  • The Honorable Harry Moberly, Chair, House Appropriations and Revenue Committee
  • The Honorable Paul Patton, former Governor, Commonwealth of Kentucky
  • Jim Ramsey, President, University of Louisville
  • The Honorable Jody Richards, Speaker, House of Representatives
  • Jim Votruba, President, Northern Kentucky University
  • Charles Whitehead, former Chair, Council on Postsecondary Education
  • The Honorable David Williams, Senate President
  • Bill Goodman, KET (moderator)

MAKING KENTUCKY WORK: THE ROLE OF POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION IN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND JOB CREATION 

Panelists: 

  • David Adkisson, President, Kentucky Chamber of Commerce
  • Mike McCall, President, Kentucky Community and Technical College System
  • Tom Zawacki, Regent, Kentucky Community and Technical College System, and General Manager, Toyota Motor Manufacturing of Kentucky
  • Lee Todd, President, University of Kentucky (moderator)

Handouts:

DINNER PROGRAM (936K PDF)

  • WELCOME
    John Turner, Chair, Council on Postsecondary Education
  • ENTERTAINMENT
    University of Louisville Black Diamond Choir
  • PRESENTATION OF ACORN AWARDS
  • SPECIAL RECOGNITION
    Tom Layzell, CPE President, 2003-2007


Monday, September 17

GENERAL BREAKFAST BUFFET

PRESIDENTS BREAKFAST
(for independent and public college and university presidents)

BOARD MEMBER BREAKFAST ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSIONS
(limited to governing board and CPE members)

Discussion topics:

CONCURRENT BOARD DEVELOPMENT SESSIONS 

  • THE BUILDING BLOCKS OF EFFECTIVE BOARD MEMBERSHIP

Discussion leaders:
Richard Novak, Vice President for Public Sector Programs, Ingram Center for Public Trusteeship and Governance, Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges
Mike McCall, President, Kentucky Community and Technical College System (moderator)
Doug Whitlock, Interim President, Eastern Kentucky University (moderator)

Handouts:

  • READY OR NOT HERE THEY COME: KENTUCKY’S NEW UNDERGRADUATES

Discussion leaders:  
Ron Crouch, Director, Kentucky State Data Center, University of Louisville
Sarah Hawker, CPE Vice President for Kentucky Adult Education
The Honorable Frank Rasche, Chair, House Education Committee
The Honorable Ken Winters, Chair, Senate Education Committee
Randy Dunn, President, Murray State University (moderator)
Jim Votruba, President, Northern Kentucky University (moderator)

Handouts:

  • THE STEM IMPERATIVE: WHAT IT MEANS FOR KENTUCKY’S UNIVERSITIES

Discussion leaders:  
Karen Bearden, Regent, Kentucky State University
John Hall, Member, Council on Postsecondary Education
The Honorable Dan Kelly, Senate Majority Leader
The Honorable Tanya Pullin, House of Representatives
Gary Ransdell, President, Western Kentucky University
Joanne Lang, Executive Vice President, Kentucky Science and Technology Corporation (moderator)

Handouts:

  • DOUBLE THE NUMBERS: RISING TO THE 2020 CHALLENGE

Discussion leaders:  
The Honorable Crit Luallen, Kentucky State Auditor
Ryan Quarles, Student Member, Council on Postsecondary Education
Jamie Spugnardi, Associate Commissioner, Office of Teaching and Learning, Kentucky Department of Education
Amy Watts, Policy Analyst, Kentucky Long-Term Policy Research Center
John Hayek, CPE Interim Vice President for Finance

Handouts:

  • HIGHER EDUCATION, LOST AND FOUND: THE HEART AND HERITAGE OF THE AMERICAN CAMPUS

Discussion leader:
John R. Thelin, University Research Professor, Department of Educational Policy Studies and Evaluation, University of Kentucky

Handouts:


LUNCHEON PROGRAM (518K PDF)  

  • REMARKS BY KENTUCKY’S GUBERNATORIAL CANDIDATES
    Steve Beshear
    The Honorable Ernie Fletcher

ADJOURNMENT

 

2007 Acorn Awards
   

 
Orientation Guide (356K PDF)
 

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