Kentucky: Council on Postsecondary Education

Council on Postsecondary Education

Press Release Date:  Friday, August 04, 2006  
Contact Information:  Sue Patrick
502-573-1555 ext. 308

The Council on Postsecondary Education will convene the Postsecondary Developmental Student Success Task Force on Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2006 at 10 a.m. EDT at the Council offices. The two-hour meeting will be the first of several designed to discuss the issues of underprepared students and how to improve their success in college. The task force is charged with constructing a set of recommendations in a report to be issued in time for implementation in 2007.  Meeting materials can be accessed at

Task Force Membership:

John Turner, Task Force Chair,
Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education Vice Chair

The Honorable Jack Westwood
State Senator 

The Honorable Harry Moberly, Jr.
State Representative 

Virginia Fox, Secretary
Kentucky Education Cabinet

Thomas Layzell, President
Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education

Sarah Hawker, Vice President
Kentucky Adult Education

Cheryl Karp, Member
Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence

Gene Wilhoit, Commissioner
Kentucky Department of Education

Karen Sue Cain, President
Kentucky Association of Developmental Education

Gary Cox, President
Association of Independent Kentucky Colleges and Universities

Michael McCall, President
Kentucky Community and Technical College System

Lucian Yates, III, Chair, School of Education
Kentucky State University

Wayne Andrews, President
Morehead State University

Kern Alexander, Interim President
Murray State University

James Votruba, President
Northern Kentucky University

Lee Todd, Jr., President
University of Kentucky

James Ramsey, President
University of Louisville

Sherry Reid, Dean, Bowling Green Community College
Western Kentucky University




Last Updated 8/4/2006