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CPE approves recommendations of postsecondary feasibility study

CPE approves recommendations of postsecondary feasibility study

November 20, 2023
At its November business meeting, the CPE board approved the recommendations in the agency's postsecondary feasibility study, which was developed in response to Senate Joint Resolution 98 (SJR98). Read more >>

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GO!vember campaign guides Kentuckians on how to apply, pay for post-high school education

November 1, 2023
CPE's GO!vember information campaign will feature a Facebook Live event, The Parent/Guardian’s QuickStart Guide to Education After High School, at 6:30 p.m. ET on Nov. 16. Read more >>

Three Kentucky government leaders recognized as Innovative Healthcare Leaders

Three Kentucky government leaders recognized as Innovative Healthcare Leaders

October 11, 2023
Sen. Robert Stivers, Rep. Ken Fleming and CFHS Secretary Eric Friedlander were recipients of CPE's Innovative Healthcare Leader awards as part of the Council's inaugural Healthcare Workforce Collaboratory. Read more >>

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Latest CPE progress report shows more Kentucky students succeeding in college

September 22, 2023
College graduation and retention rates are on the rise in Kentucky, and graduate degree production increased 9.8%, according to the 2023 Progress Report from the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education. Read more >>

CPE approves 2024-2026 biennial budget recommendation

CPE approves 2024-2026 biennial budget recommendation

September 19, 2023
CPE approved the 2024-2026 biennial budget recommendation, which includes operating funds and capital investment requests for state colleges and universities and a budget request for the agency Read more >>

Aaron Thompson

College is a sound investment

September 12, 2023
If you or your child headed off to campus this fall, you're probably worried whether college will be worth the cost. The data tell a different story. Read more >>


New CPE report focuses on strategies to assist Kentucky’s students in meeting basic needs

July 24, 2023
CPE report findings assist Student Basic Needs Action Network to facilitate food and housing solutions for students with low incomes. Read more >>

Tuition and fees for EKU, Murray State and WKU approved by CPE

Tuition and fees for EKU, Murray State and WKU approved by CPE

June 9, 2023
CPE approved tuition and mandatory fee proposals submitted by Eastern Kentucky University, Murray State University and Western Kentucky University for the 2023-24 academic year. Read more >>

Mitzi Holland

Advising Kentucky’s college advisors: A Q&A with Kentucky Advising Academy Director Mitzi Holland

May 4, 2023
After a year in the field training advisors and counselors, Kentucky Advising Academy’s director Mitzi Holland shares what she and her staff have learned about the needs of those providing college and career advising. Read more >>

Alex Perry

Strengthening Kentucky’s dual credit efforts

May 4, 2023
Kentucky has a dual credit attainment goal – now what? National dual credit expert Alex Perry discusses the state’s challenges, successes and suggested next steps for its dual credit programs. Read more >>

Aaron Thompson

President’s Message: We must increase dual credit access for underrepresented student populations

May 4, 2023
Kentucky is making great strides in expanding dual credit participation. CPE’s President discusses how far we’ve come and where CPE plans to go in his latest message. Read more >>

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Kentucky faculty and staff chosen to participate in Academic Leadership Academy

April 24, 2023
CPE is pleased to announce that 65 faculty and staff representing 18 colleges and universities are participating in Bluegrass Tomorrow’s Academic Leadership Academy (ALA) Read more >>

Last Updated 4/7/2023