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The Council periodically issues news releases regarding new initiatives, progress data and other issues. All news releases found on this page have been issued in the past 180 days.

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  • Committee on Equal Opportunities to meet
    Thursday, January 22, 2015
    The Council on Postsecondary Education’s Committee on Equal Opportunities will meet on Monday, January 26, 9 a.m. ET in Meeting Room A at the Council on Postsecondary Education offices in Frankfort.
  • Funding Model Steering Team meeting cancelled
    Tuesday, January 06, 2015
    The Council on Postsecondary Education’s Funding Model Steering Team scheduled to meet Wednesday, January 7, at 1 p.m. ET in Meeting Room A at the Council on Postsecondary Education offices in Frankfort has been cancelled.
  • Funding Model Steering Team to meet
    Tuesday, January 06, 2015
    The Council on Postsecondary Education’s Funding Model Steering Team will meet Wednesday, January 7, at 1 p.m. ET in Meeting Room A at the Council on Postsecondary Education offices in Frankfort.
  • Kentucky must double up efforts to close achievement gaps
    Thursday, December 18, 2014
    The best gift my mother and father gave me was to value education. My father was an illiterate coal miner and a tenant farmer who signed his name with an X, and my mother had an eighth grade education making her the academic in the family.
  • Today's White House event to recognize Kentucky's commitment to college readiness and college completion
    Thursday, December 04, 2014
    Today, Council on Postsecondary Education President Bob King will join President Obama, the First Lady and Vice President Biden along with hundreds of college presidents and other higher education leaders to announce new actions to help more students prepare for and graduate from college.
  • Funding Model Steering Team to meet
    Tuesday, December 02, 2014
    The Council on Postsecondary Education’s Funding Model Steering Team will meet Wednesday, December 3, 1 p.m. EST in Conference Room A at the Council offices in Frankfort.
  • CPE awards federal grants to improve P-12 educator quality
    Friday, November 21, 2014
    The Council on Postsecondary Education awarded $944,721 in federal funds to four lead campuses to improve P-12 educator quality at its meeting held earlier today at the Leestown Campus of Bluegrass Community and Technical College.
  • Campuses exceed targets in total degrees and credentials, graduate degrees, STEM+H degrees and credentials, transfers, online learning
    Friday, November 21, 2014
    A state-level accountability report shows Kentucky’s colleges and universities exceeded targets for total degrees and credentials conferred, graduate degrees, and degrees and credentials for STEM+H (science, technology, engineering, math and health) during the 2012-13 academic year.
  • Distance Learning Steering Team (DLST) to meet
    Tuesday, November 18, 2014
    The Distance Learning Steering Team will meet Wednesday, November 19, at 9:30 a.m. EST in Meeting Room A at the Council on Postsecondary Education offices in Frankfort.
  • Council on Postsecondary Education sets meetings
    Friday, November 14, 2014
    The Council on Postsecondary Education will meet November 20-21 at the Leestown Campus of Bluegrass Community and Technical College in Lexington, except for the briefing session and campus tour which will be held at the Newtown Campus on Thursday.
  • 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.

 

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