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21st Century Problems, 21st Century Solutions: Engaging Postsecondary Education in Kentucky's Social and Economic TransformationMonday, September 29, 2008Lexington Downtown Hotel & Conference Center
The Council on Postsecondary Education is pleased to announce that Governor Steve Beshear will deliver the keynote luncheon address September 29. The luncheon begins at 12:30 p.m.
Other conference highlights:
"Crisis or Opportunity? Education and Kentucky's Future"Opening session featuring a presentation by Pearse Lyons, president and founder of Alltech, Inc.
"Meeting Kentucky’s Growing Need for Postsecondary Education in an Era of Diminished Resources"A panel discussion led by Jane Wellman, executive director of the Delta Project on Postsecondary Education Costs, Productivity, and Accountability.
"What Kentucky’s Public Agenda for Postsecondary and Adult Education Means for Trustees" A facilitated conversation with former Governor and CPE member Paul Patton, Kentucky Chamber president Dave Adkisson, Secretary of State Trey Grayson, State Auditor Crit Luallen, and David Hawpe, long-time editorial director of the Louisville Courier-Journal.
"Building an Effective and High Performing Board, Balancing Board Accountability and Advocacy, and Understanding Institutional Budgets Within the State Budget"Concurrent breakout sessions facilitated by Rich Novak, Terry MacTaggart, and Richard Skinner with the Association of Governing Boards.
Conference Program (final, 845K PDF)
Luncheon Program (351K PDF)
Conference Presentations and Handouts
2008 OAK & Acorn Awards