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Council names members of 2022 Academic Leadership Development Institute

Council names members of 2022 Academic Leadership Development Institute

May 17, 2022
CPE announced the fourth cadre of its Academic Leadership Development Institute (ALDI) program, which aims to prepare minority faculty and staff members for leadership roles in Kentucky higher education. Read more >>

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Tune in! CPE launches podcasts on higher education issues, student advising

May 16, 2022
CPE is pleased to announce the launch of two podcasts—Higher Education Matters, featuring a wide range of topics both in higher education and its intersection with workforce development, and Well Advised, focused on timely advising topics for K-12... Read more >>

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CPE approves $17.5 million disbursement to KSU

May 3, 2022
At its April 15 meeting, CPE took action to address financial instability at Kentucky State University as specified in HB 250. Topping the list was approval of KSU’s request for a disbursement of $17.5 million to address the current year budget... Read more >>

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New state budget makes historic investment in higher education

May 3, 2022
The state’s landmark biennial budget, passed in April, makes the largest investment in higher education Kentucky has seen in decades. We broke down where the money is going, from performance funding to research support to building updates and new... Read more >>

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Student panel discusses the value of mentorship, holistic supports

May 3, 2022
Student success is about more than enrollment numbers, graduation rates and GPAs—it requires going beyond academics to support the physical, emotional and logistical needs of students. That was the message a panel of college students delivered... Read more >>

Aaron Thompson

President’s Message: Advocacy Matters

May 3, 2022
The state biennial budget’s game-changing investment in our colleges and universities is a testament to the passion of advocates working behind the scenes to make the case for the value of higher education. Here at CPE, we’ve led that charge... Read more >>

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Legislative session closes with new higher education bills in the books

May 2, 2022
The 2022 Regular Session of the Kentucky General Assembly adjourned April 14, and CPE has been tracking the bills that impact postsecondary education. Read our quick guide to the legislation that will affect you. Read more >>

Aaron Thompson

Aaron Thompson named to Modern Healthcare’s Excellence in Governance Class of 2022

April 18, 2022
Baptist Health announced Aaron Thompson, who also serves as chair of the Baptist Health System Board of Directors, is among the 2022 class of Modern Healthcare’s Excellence in Governance award. Read more >>

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CPE approves KSU request for $17.5 million disbursement, new academic programs at UofL and WKU

April 18, 2022
CPE took actions to address financial instability at Kentucky State University as specified in HB 250, enacted earlier this month. Read more >>

CPE passes resolutions honoring General Assembly, Beshear for dedication to higher education

CPE passes resolutions honoring General Assembly, Beshear for dedication to higher education

April 15, 2022
CPE passed resolutions at their meeting, one commending the members of the Kentucky General Assembly and the other commending Gov. Andy Beshear for their service to postsecondary education in the commonwealth. Read more >>

Aaron Thompson

Statement on Kentucky 2023-2024 Biennial Budget and KSU funding from CPE President Aaron Thompson

April 15, 2022
Statement from President Aaron Thompson on the legislature's historic investment in higher education in the 2023-24 biennial budget. Read more >>

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Student Success Summit to be held April 11-12

March 24, 2022
Don't forget to register now for the Council's annual Student Success Summit. This year's theme is Innovation through Collaboration. Read more >>

Last Updated 11/29/2021