Kentucky: Council on Postsecondary Education

Council on Postsecondary Education
CPE to sponsor Kentucky Student Success Summit

Press Release Date:  Friday, March 30, 2012  
Contact Information:  Sue Patrick
Cell: 502-330-6596

The Council on Postsecondary Education will sponsor the first annual Kentucky Student Success Summit on April 2-3, 2012, at the Louisville Marriott Downtown.

The summit, targeted toward higher education faculty and staff, will showcase high impact student success practices as part of the state’s focus to increase completion rates and close achievement gaps.

The agenda includes presentations by the following nationally known speakers:

  • George Kuh, adjunct professor at the University of Illinois and Chancellor’s Professor of Higher Education Emeritus at Indiana University Bloomington.
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  • Joe Cuseo, professor emeritus, psychology, and educational consultant.
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  • Tom DeWit, co-director of Acceleration in Context.
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  • Larry Abele, director, Institute for Academic Leadership, and provost emeritus, Florida State University.

Additional information on the conference, including an agenda, is available at


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Last Updated 3/30/2012