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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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  • $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.
  • Funding Model Steering Team to meet
    Monday, March 31, 2014
    The Council on Postsecondary Education’s Funding Model Steering Team will meet on Wednesday, April 2, 1:30 p.m. EDT, in Meeting Room A at the Council on Postsecondary Education offices in Frankfort.
  • Student enrollment climbs at state's 4-year universities
    Monday, March 24, 2014
    Student enrollment at Kentucky’s public four-year universities reached an all-time high of 128,598 students last fall, continuing a decade of steady enrollment growth. Since 2003, enrollment at public four-year universities grew by 9 percent or by 10,672 students, according to a report issued today by the Council.
  • Transfer Madness is success for students and postsecondary institutions
    Friday, March 21, 2014
    Transfer Madness, Kentucky’s statewide online transfer college fair, scored another slam dunk earlier this month. More than 1,500 students registered for the 12-hour event designed to connect them with transfer advisors, scholarship information, financial aid, and more at statewide institutions.
  • Council on Postsecondary Education to meet
    Thursday, March 20, 2014
    In accordance with KRS 164.0211, enacted through HB 54 in the 2013 Regular Session, the newly constituted Board of Student Body Presidents will be meeting with members of the Council on Postsecondary Education on Saturday, March 22, 10 a.m. EDT, in Meeting Room A at the Council on Postsecondary Education offices in Frankfort.
  • Tuition Development Work Group to meet
    Wednesday, March 19, 2014
    The Council on Postsecondary Education’s Tuition Development Work Group will meet on Friday, March 21, 10 a.m. EDT, in Meeting Room A at the Council on Postsecondary Education offices in Frankfort.
  • Committee on Equal Opportunities to meet
    Tuesday, March 18, 2014
    The Council on Postsecondary Education’s Committee on Equal Opportunities will meet on Monday, March 24, 9 a.m. EDT, in Meeting Room A at the Council on Postsecondary Education offices in Frankfort.
  • Distance Learning Steering Team to meet
    Monday, March 17, 2014
    The Council on Postsecondary Education’s Distance Learning Steering Team will meet on Wednesday, March 19, 9:30 a.m. EDT, in Meeting Room A at the Council on Postsecondary Education offices in Frankfort.
  • Online Transfer Madness is still on for Wednesday; campus closings will not affect schedule
    Monday, March 03, 2014
    Transfer Madness, the state’s fully online college fair for prospective transfer students, is still on for Wednesday, March 5 from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. EST. Today’s campus closings will not affect the schedule.
  • Online Transfer Madness college fair set March 5
    Wednesday, February 26, 2014
    College students looking to transfer college credits or associate degrees to a four-year institution can connect with those institutions and get questions answered during a 12-hour online Transfer Madness fair.
  • CPE to sponsor Student Success Summit
    Tuesday, February 25, 2014
    The Council on Postsecondary Education will sponsor the Kentucky Student Success Summit on April 7-8 at the Louisville Marriott East.
  • Kentucky Lung Cancer Research Program Governance Board to meet
    Monday, February 24, 2014
    The Kentucky Lung Cancer Research Governance Board will meet on Wednesday, February 26, 3 p.m. EST in Conference Room A at the Council on Postsecondary Education's offices in Frankfort.
  • Council unanimously approves resolution calling for reinvestment in public higher education
    Friday, February 14, 2014
    The Council on Postsecondary Education unanimously approved a resolution expressing strong support for reinvestment in public higher education in Kentucky, including restoration of the proposed 2.5 percent reduction to the operating budgets of the state colleges and universities and full funding of the Kentucky Employee Retirement Systems rate increase.
  • Time change for Nominating Committee
    Tuesday, February 11, 2014
    The Council on Postsecondary Education’s Nominating Committee will meet Thursday, February 13 at 5:15 p.m. ET in the Spendthrift Room at the Marriott Griffin Gate Resort in Lexington.
  • Tuition Development Work Group to meet
    Tuesday, February 11, 2014
    The Council on Postsecondary Education’s Tuition Development Work Group will meet Wednesday, February 12 at 7 p.m. ET at the Marriott Griffin Gate Resort in Lexington.
  • Council on Postsecondary Education sets meetings
    Tuesday, February 11, 2014
    The Council on Postsecondary Education will hold several meetings Thursday and Friday, February 13-14, at the Marriott Griffin Gate Resort in Lexington.
  • CPE's Dr. Aaron Thompson to keynote at Legislative Black History Month Celebration
    Tuesday, February 04, 2014

 

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