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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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  • 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
  • Tuition Development Work Group to meet
    Monday, January 27, 2014
    The Council on Postsecondary Education’s Tuition Development Work Group will meet Tuesday, January 28, 2 p.m. EST, in Meeting Room B at the Council on Postsecondary Education offices in Frankfort.
  • Committee on Equal Opportunities to meet
    Wednesday, January 22, 2014
    The Council on Postsecondary Education’s Committee on Equal Opportunities will meet on Tuesday, January 28, 9 a.m. EST, in Meeting Room A at the Council on Postsecondary Education offices in Frankfort.
  • Tuition Development Work Group to meet
    Friday, January 17, 2014
    The Council on Postsecondary Education’s Tuition Development Work Group will meet on Tuesday, January 21, 2 p.m. EST, in Meeting Room A at the Council on Postsecondary Education offices in Frankfort.
  • It's time for Kentucky to renew its commitment to higher education
    Friday, January 17, 2014
    To truly achieve his vision of a stronger Kentucky -- “a place where every person who needs a job has one, where every child has the opportunity to be successful, and where every family enjoys financial security and a high quality of life”-- Kentucky also must recommit to its system of public higher education.
  • CPE President Bob King at White House Education Summit
    Thursday, January 16, 2014
    Council on Postsecondary Education President Bob King is at the White House today for a summit focused on helping more low-income students enroll and succeed in college. The national education summit is hosted by President Obama and the First Lady.
  • "15 to Finish" campaign urges students to take full course schedule
    Wednesday, January 08, 2014
    A statewide campaign launched earlier today urges full-time college students to finish college faster by completing a full 15-credit schedule each semester, or 30 credits a year, the standard course load for on-time graduation.
  • Report shows Kentucky exceeds targets on total degrees conferred, graduate and STEM+H degrees, and transfers to four-year campuses
    Tuesday, December 17, 2013
    A state-level annual accountability report for higher education and adult education shows Kentucky made gains on 17 performance indicators in 2011-12, exceeding targets a year in advance on four key metrics that will help transform Kentucky’s workforce to be more highly skilled, innovative and competitive.
  • Tuition Development Work Group to meet
    Tuesday, December 17, 2013
    The Council on Postsecondary Education’s Tuition Development Work Group will meet on Wednesday, December 18, 2 p.m. EST, in Meeting Room A at the Council on Postsecondary Education offices in Frankfort.
  • CPE President Bob King to speak at Covington Rotary meeting today
    Tuesday, December 10, 2013
    Council on Postsecondary President Bob King will speak at the Covington Rotary meeting today, December 10, 11:45 a.m. ET at the Radisson Hotel in Covington.
  • Council sets joint meeting of college readiness and student success work groups
    Monday, December 02, 2013
    A joint meeting of the Council on Postsecondary Education’s Strategic Agenda College Readiness and Student Success Work Groups will be held Tuesday, December 3, at 10 a.m. EST in Meeting Room A of the Council offices in Frankfort.
  • Lung Cancer Research Governance Board to meet
    Tuesday, November 19, 2013
    The Lung Cancer Research Governance Board will meet Thursday, November 21at 1 p.m. EST in Conference Room C at the Council on Postsecondary Education offices in Frankfort.
  • CPE awards grants to improve P-12 educator quality
    Tuesday, November 12, 2013
    The Council on Postsecondary Education awarded federal grant funds to improve P-12 educator quality through professional development programs at its meeting last week in Madisonville.
  • Council targets priority areas in 2014-16 budget request
    Friday, November 08, 2013
    The Council on Postsecondary Education unanimously approved its 2014-16 budget recommendation for the postsecondary education sector and its nine institutions at its meeting held yesterday at Madisonville Community College.
  • Council on Postsecondary Education sets meetings
    Monday, November 04, 2013
    The Council on Postsecondary Education will meet November 6-7 at Madisonville Community College in Madisonville, Kentucky.
  • CPE Budget Development Work Group to meet
    Friday, November 01, 2013
    The Council on Postsecondary Education’s Budget Development Work Group will meet on Monday, November 4, 9 a.m. EST in Meeting Room C at the Council on Postsecondary Education offices in Frankfort.
  • GED attainment is focus of McDonald's promotion in 53 counties
    Wednesday, October 30, 2013
    McDonald’s restaurants in 53 counties are joining forces to encourage GED attainment with in-store promotions funded by the restaurant owners.
  • Council on Postsecondary Education's Strategic Agenda Work Groups to meet
    Tuesday, October 22, 2013
    A joint meeting of the Council on Postsecondary Education’s Strategic Agenda Research, Economic and Community Development Work Group and the Efficiency and Innovation Work Group will be held Tuesday, Oct. 22, at 1 p.m. ET. The meeting will be held in Meeting Room A at the Council offices.

 

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