Kentucky: Council on Postsecondary Education

Committee on Equal Opportunities

The Committee on Equal Opportunities (CEO) oversees the Commonwealth's desegregation and equal opportunities plans for postsecondary education. The Committee reviews institutional progress and makes recommendations for equal opportunities policy improvements to the Council.

Members of the Committee

The members of this committee are: Dennis Jackson (chair), Bruce Ayers, Kim Barber, JoAnne Bland, Jerome Bowles, Juan Castro, John Johnson, Arthur Lucas, Elizabeth Ruwe (student member), Robert Staat (faculty member), Wendell C. Thomas, David Welch, and Pam Miller (ex officio, nonvoting).

Meetings and Materials

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2015 Meetings Location
January 26 CPE, Conference Rm A
March 23 CPE, Conference Rm A
May 18 CPE, Conference Rm A
October 20 CPE, Conference Rm A

Meetings and Materials - Previous Years


Council Chairman Paul Patton, at left, accepts the 2010 Community Service Award from Jody Cofer (Murray State University) of the Kentucky Fairness Alliance. The Council’s Committee on Equal Opportunities received the award for its work on the new Statewide Diversity Policy approved by the Council in September.

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Last Updated 10/12/2015