Council Approves Tuition Increase for Higher Education

The Council on Postsecondary Education has approved a six percent tuition increase for the universities of Louisville and Kentucky. The council also capped tuition at four percent for community colleges system and five percent for the state’s comprehensive universities. It’s expected these rate increases will result in over $40 million for the institutions but schools… Continue reading Council Approves Tuition Increase for Higher Education

Council Caps Tuition Increases; Higher College Costs Could Hurt Job Market

The Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education has capped tuition increases at public universities for the coming academic year. The universities of Louisville and Kentucky cannot raise tuition more than six percent, and both schools are planning to increase costs by that amount. It will be the latest in a string of tuition increases the universities… Continue reading Council Caps Tuition Increases; Higher College Costs Could Hurt Job Market

State Panel Will Discuss College Tuition Increase Limits Thursday

On Thursday, the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education is expected to set a six percent cap on tuition increases at the University of Louisville and University of Kentucky. Both schools are planning for six percent increases, though continued tuition hikes can be risky. U of L CFO Michael Curtin says increases in tuition, rates and… Continue reading State Panel Will Discuss College Tuition Increase Limits Thursday

Universities Waiting for Council on Postsecondary Education Ruling on Tuition Increases

by Charlie Compton, Kentucky Public Radio Late action on a state budget has put Kentucky’s public universities and community colleges in a bind. Schools still don’t know how much they can raise tuition for the coming academic year. The Council on Postsecondary Education won’t set limits on tuition increases until April 28th. Eastern Kentucky University… Continue reading Universities Waiting for Council on Postsecondary Education Ruling on Tuition Increases

New Education Standards Set to be Confirmed This Week

Three education entities in Kentucky will take part in a special meeting this week to finalize new education standards for the state. The Kentucky Board of Education, the Council on Postsecondary Education and the Education Professionals Standards Board will meet Wednesday evening and sign the new standards. Board of Education spokesperson Lisa Gross says the… Continue reading New Education Standards Set to be Confirmed This Week

Council on Postsecondary Education Meets in Berea

The Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education meets today and tomorrow in Berea. The council will meet for the first time with four new members who were appointed by Governor Steve Beshear. CPE President Robert King says policy-wise, the highlight of the meeting will be discussion around Senate Bill 1. “Which, we hope, will improve both… Continue reading Council on Postsecondary Education Meets in Berea

CPE Selects New President

From Kentucky Public Radio’s Tony McVeigh The former chancellor of the New York State University System is the new president of the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education.                    After a national search that drew 150 applicants, the Council on Postsecondary Education unanimously chose 61-year old Robert King as its new president. King, who currently chairs a… Continue reading CPE Selects New President

CPE President Search is On Schedule

From Kentucky Public Radio’s Tony McVeigh The panel searching for a new president of the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education continues to make good progress. Applications are still being taken, but the cutoff date for preferential consideration has come and gone. Presidential search committee chair John Hall tells Kentucky Public Radio, 44 candidates from Kentucky… Continue reading CPE President Search is On Schedule

Search for CPE President Underway

From Kentucky Public Radio’s Tony McVeigh Advertisements for a new president of the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education will soon begin popping up. The Council on Postsecondary Education hopes to have its third president in place by the end of the year. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but the search committee… Continue reading Search for CPE President Underway