Council on Postsecondary Education - Recent Headlines

Below you will find a list of recent press releases.  Click on the title to view the full text of the press release.

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  • Dual Credit Advisory Council to meet
    Tuesday, April 21, 2015
    The Council on Postsecondary Education’s Dual Credit Advisory Council will meet on Wednesday, April 22, 9:30 a.m. ET in Meeting Room A at the Council on Postsecondary Education offices in Frankfort.
  • Council approves among lowest tuition increases in more than a decade
    Friday, April 17, 2015
    At its meeting Friday at Morehead State University, the Council on Postsecondary Education approved among the lowest tuition and mandatory fee rate increases in more than a decade for students attending Eastern Kentucky University, Murray State University, Northern Kentucky University and the University of Kentucky.
  • Council on Postsecondary Education sets meetings in Morehead
    Tuesday, April 14, 2015
    The Council on Postsecondary Education will hold several meetings April 16-17 at Morehead State University. All meetings will take place at the Center for Health, Education and Research (CHER) Building.
  • Free online class now available to help parents support college and career planning
    Thursday, April 09, 2015
    A new online program called Take the LEAD helps Kentucky parents and community members support their middle and high school students in getting ready for college and a career. The program is free and on-demand so that participants can earn their Local Education Advocate Diploma on their own schedule.
  • Dual Credit Advisory Council to meet
    Thursday, April 02, 2015
    The Council on Postsecondary Education’s Dual Credit Advisory Council will meet on Monday, April 6, 9:30 a.m. ET in Meeting Room A at the Council on Postsecondary Education offices in Frankfort.
  • Accelerated GED launches today in Kentucky
    Wednesday, April 01, 2015
    Qualifying students looking to earn a GED have a new accelerated learning option, thanks to a program that launched today by Kentucky Adult Education. GED Express is available in all 120 Kentucky counties.
  • Registration continues for virtual Transfer Madness fair
    Tuesday, March 24, 2015
    College students looking to transfer college credits or associate degrees to a four-year institution can connect with those institutions and get questions answered during an online Transfer Madness fair. The fair is set Thursday, March 26, from 2-8 p.m. EDT (1-7 p.m. CDT).
  • Committee on Equal Opportunities to meet
    Wednesday, March 18, 2015
    The Council on Postsecondary Education’s Committee on Equal Opportunities will meet on Monday, March 23, 9 a.m. ET in Meeting Room A at the Council on Postsecondary Education offices in Frankfort.
  • CPE's Aaron Thompson's testimony to be broadcast live
    Wednesday, March 18, 2015
    The testimony of Dr. Aaron Thompson, executive vice president and chief academic officer with the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education, will be broadcast live this morning at 9:30 a.m. ET at http://t.co/wsyGsWAptf. His testimony is available at http://1.usa.gov/1O5P2C5.
  • CPE's Aaron Thompson to testify to House Appropriations Subcommittee on closing achievement gaps
    Tuesday, March 17, 2015
    Dr. Aaron Thompson, executive vice president and chief academic officer with the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education, will be one of five national experts to testify for the House Appropriations Subcommittee at the Oversight Hearing on Closing the Achievement Gap in Higher Education. The audience will be Labor Subcommittee members. The hearing is set tomorrow, Wednesday, March 18 at 9:30 a.m. ET.
  • Distance Learning Steering Team (DLST) to meet
    Monday, March 16, 2015
    The Distance Learning Steering Team will meet Wednesday, March 18, at 9:30 a.m. ET in Meeting Room A at the Council on Postsecondary Education offices in Frankfort.
  • CPE to sponsor 4th annual Student Success Summit
    Monday, March 02, 2015
    The Council on Postsecondary Education will sponsor the fourth annual Kentucky Student Success Summit March 30-31 at the Louisville Marriott East.
  • CPE's Aaron Thompson to keynote National TRIO Day at EKU
    Thursday, February 26, 2015
    Dr. Aaron Thompson, executive vice president and chief academic officer with the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education, will serve as keynote speaker for National TRIO Day this Saturday, Feb. 28, on the campus of Eastern Kentucky University.
  • Strategic Agenda Steering Committee to meet
    Thursday, February 26, 2015
    The Council on Postsecondary Education's 2016-20 Strategic Agenda Steering Committee will meet Tuesday, March 3, at 1 p.m. ET in Meeting Room A at the Council on Postsecondary Education offices in Frankfort.
  • Glenn Denton elected chair of Council on Postsecondary Education
    Friday, February 13, 2015
    Glenn Denton, an attorney from Paducah, is the new chair of the Council on Postsecondary Education and Joe Graviss of Versailles is vice chair. The Council elected its leadership at its meeting earlier today in Frankfort.
  • Kentucky Lung Cancer Research Program Governance Board to meet
    Tuesday, February 10, 2015
    The Kentucky Lung Cancer Research Program Governance Board will meet Wednesday, February 11, at 2 p.m. ET in Meeting Room A at the Council on Postsecondary Education's offices in Frankfort.
  • Council on Postsecondary Education sets meetings
    Monday, February 09, 2015
    The Council on Postsecondary Education will hold several meetings February 12-13 in Frankfort.
  • Funding Model Steering Team to meet
    Tuesday, February 03, 2015
    The Council on Postsecondary Education’s Funding Model Steering Team will meet Wednesday, February 4, 1:30 p.m. ET in Meeting Room A at the Council's offices in Frankfort.
  • Strategic Agenda Steering Committee to meet
    Friday, January 30, 2015
    The Council on Postsecondary Education's 2016-20 Strategic Agenda Steering Committee will meet Tuesday, February 3, at 1 p.m. ET in Meeting Room A at the Council on Postsecondary Education offices in Frankfort.
  • CPE Executive VP Aaron Thompson to speak to Paducah Chamber of Commerce
    Thursday, January 29, 2015
    Council on Postsecondary Education Executive Vice President and Chief Academic Officer Aaron Thompson will speak at the Paducah Chamber of Commerce "Power in Partnership" breakfast Thursday, February 5 at 7:30 a.m. CT.