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  • Kentucky Lung Cancer Research Program Governance Board to meet
    Monday, October 20, 2014
    The Kentucky Lung Cancer Research Program Governance Board will meet Wednesday, October 22, at 2 p.m. EDT in Meeting Room A at the Council on Postsecondary Education's offices in Frankfort.
  • Committee on Equal Opportunities to meet
    Monday, October 20, 2014
    The Council on Postsecondary Education's Committee on Equal Opportunities will meet Wednesday, October 22, at 9 a.m. EDT in Room 102 A/B at the Kentucky Community and Technical College System's offices in Versailles.
  • CPE President Bob King elected to lead national higher ed group
    Thursday, October 02, 2014
    Council on Postsecondary Education President Bob King has been elected chair of the State Higher Education Executives Officers Association (SHEEO) Executive Committee. SHEEO is the national organization that represents and oversees higher education on behalf of the states and their citizens.
  • Funding Model Steering Team to meet
    Monday, September 29, 2014
    The Council on Postsecondary Education’s Funding Model Steering Team will meet Wednesday, October 1, 10 a.m. EDT at the University of Louisville Nucleus, located at 300 East Market Street in Louisville.
  • GED ATTAINMENT IS FOCUS OF McDONALD'S PROMOTION IN 67 COUNTIES
    Friday, September 26, 2014
    McDonald’s restaurants in 67 counties are joining forces to encourage GED attainment with in-store promotions funded by the restaurant owners.
  • UPDATED UofL's Ramsey right to sound alarm on higher education funding cuts
    Thursday, September 25, 2014
    Our colleague Jim Ramsey’s recent remarks during the State of the University Convocation captured perfectly the sentiments and concerns of so many of us regarding the future of higher education in Kentucky.
  • All public colleges, universities team up to recruit former students in online Project Graduate College Fair
    Tuesday, September 23, 2014
    Kentucky’s public colleges and universities are teaming up to offer a statewide, virtual college fair for former students and other adults who are close to completing their college degrees.
  • Governor Steve Beshear proclaims Adult Education Week, Sept. 22-28
    Monday, September 22, 2014
    Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear has designated Sept. 22-28 as Kentucky Adult Education Week. Local adult education centers will sponsor community events and activities to raise awareness of free, academic skill-building services available to qualified adults.
  • Officials to announce developments to recruit, graduate former students
    Thursday, September 18, 2014
    Lt. Governor Jerry Abramson will be joined by Rep. Derrick Graham, Council Chair Pam Miller and campus officials at a news conference on Tuesday, September 23, at 2 p.m. ET in the State Capitol Rotunda in Frankfort.
  • Council approves new degree programs
    Tuesday, September 16, 2014
    The Council on Postsecondary Education met earlier today at Kentucky State University and took action on several items and heard a variety of reports.
  • Distance Learning Steering Team (DLST) to meet
    Monday, September 15, 2014
    The Distance Learning Steering Team will meet Wednesday, September 17, at 9:30 a.m. EDT in Meeting Room A at the Council on Postsecondary Education offices in Frankfort.
  • Council on Postsecondary Education sets meetings
    Wednesday, September 10, 2014
    The Council on Postsecondary Education will meet September 15-16 at Kentucky State University in Frankfort, Kentucky.
  • Funding Model Steering Team to meet
    Tuesday, September 02, 2014
    The Council on Postsecondary Education’s Funding Model Steering Team will meet Wednesday, September 3, at 1 p.m. EDT in Meeting Room A at the Council on Postsecondary Education offices in Frankfort.
  • $10 GED(r) TESTING AVAILABLE FOR LIMITED TIME IN KENTUCKY
    Wednesday, July 09, 2014
    For a limited time and effective immediately, eligible Kentucky adults can take each module of the GED® test at the reduced cost of $10, a savings of $20.
  • Kentucky joins multi-state collaborative to assess college student learning
    Thursday, June 26, 2014
    Kentucky is one of nine states participating in a new collaborative to better assess what students are learning in their college studies.
  • State report estimates college degrees, certificates up in Kentucky
    Monday, June 23, 2014
    A preliminary report issued today estimates that Kentucky’s public and private colleges and universities conferred 63,148 degrees and credentials during the 2013-14 academic year, representing an annual increase of 1.2 percent and a 10-year increase of 60 percent.
  • Funding Model Steering Team to meet
    Friday, June 20, 2014
    The Council on Postsecondary Education’s Funding Model Steering Team will meet Monday, June 23, 2 p.m. EDT in Meeting Room A at the Council on Postsecondary Education offices in Frankfort.
  • Kentucky Lung Cancer Research Program Governance Board to meet
    Thursday, June 19, 2014
    The Kentucky Lung Cancer Research Program Governance Board will meet on Wednesday, June 25, 1 p.m. EDT in the first floor conference room of the University of Louisville's Clinical and Translational Research Building.
  • Council on Postsecondary Education sets meetings
    Tuesday, June 17, 2014
    The Council on Postsecondary Education will meet June 19-20 at Centre College in Danville, Kentucky.
  • CPE President Bob King, campus presidents join coalition mobilizing to support Common Core Standards
    Tuesday, June 10, 2014
    Council on Postsecondary Education President Bob King and 14 of Kentucky’s campus presidents today joined more than 200 leaders from 30 states in a new coalition, Higher Ed for Higher Standards, to mobilize in support of the Common Core State Standards.
  • CPE to sponsor college-going conference for diverse students
    Tuesday, June 10, 2014
    The Council on Postsecondary Education will sponsor the 27th Annual Academically Proficient High School Junior and Senior Diversity Conference June 13-14 on the campus of Murray State University.
  • Funding Model Steering Committee to meet
    Tuesday, June 03, 2014
    The Council on Postsecondary Education’s Funding Model Steering Committee will meet on Wednesday, June 4, 12:30 p.m. EDT in Conference Room A at the Council on Postsecondary Education offices in Frankfort.
  • Strategic Agenda Work Group to meet
    Monday, June 02, 2014
    The Council on Postsecondary Education’s Strategic Agenda Work Group will meet on Tuesday, June 3, 10 a.m. EDT in Conference Room A at the Council on Postsecondary Education offices in Frankfort.
  • Executive Committee to meet
    Friday, May 30, 2014
    The Council on Postsecondary Education’s Executive Committee will meet on Monday, June 2, 10 a.m. EDT in the training room of Blue & Company, LLC in Lexington.
  • Distance Learning Steering Team to meet
    Tuesday, May 20, 2014
    The Council on Postsecondary Education’s Distance Learning Steering Team will meet on Wednesday, May 21, 9:30 a.m. EDT in Meeting Room A at the Council on Postsecondary Education offices in Frankfort.
  • Council VP Reecie Stagnolia to brief Congressional aides on adult education
    Thursday, May 15, 2014
    Reecie Stagnolia, vice president for Kentucky Adult Education, will participate in a Congressional briefing on adult education this afternoon in Washington, D.C. Stagnolia is one of seven panelists and is the only representative of a state system.
  • Committee on Equal Opportunities to meet
    Tuesday, May 13, 2014
    The Council on Postsecondary Education’s Committee on Equal Opportunities will meet on Monday, May 19, 9 a.m. EDT in Meeting Room A at the Council on Postsecondary Education offices in Frankfort.
  • Funding Model Steering Team to meet
    Thursday, May 08, 2014
    The Council on Postsecondary Education’s Funding Model Steering Team will meet Wednesday, May 14, 1 p.m. EDT in Meeting Room A at the Council on Postsecondary Education offices in Frankfort.
  • Council sets limits on tuition and mandatory fees
    Tuesday, April 29, 2014
    At its meeting earlier today at Murray State University, the Council on Postsecondary Education set tuition and mandatory fee ceilings that limit the amount public campuses can charge resident, undergraduate students over the next two academic years.
  • Council on Postsecondary Education sets meetings
    Friday, April 25, 2014
    The Council on Postsecondary Education will hold several meetings Monday and Tuesday, April 28-29, at Murray State University in Murray, Kentucky.

 

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