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NEW COUNCIL ON POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION PRESIDENT ROBERT KING TO BEGIN JAN. 16

Press Release Date:  Monday, January 12, 2009  
Contact Information:  Sue Patrick
502-573-1555, ext. 308
Cell: 502-330-6596
Sue.Patrick@ky.gov
 


     Robert L. King, the newly appointed president of the Council on Postsecondary Education, will begin his duties Jan. 16. He will be in attendance at Friday’s Council meeting which gets under way at 10 a.m. in Frankfort.

     Dr. Richard Crofts, the Council’s interim president since June, will preside over Friday’s Council meeting. Crofts will serve in a consulting capacity through the end of January.

     The Council unanimously named King as its third president on Dec. 9. King replaces Thomas Layzell who retired in September 2007.

     King is the former chancellor of the State University of New York, one of the largest comprehensive systems of universities, colleges and community colleges in the world. More recently, King served as president and CEO of the Arizona Community Foundation, a statewide charitable foundation with a strong focus on education, economic development and scientific research.

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