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State starts incubator system to take ‘ideas’ to fruition

State universities, community colleges part of the partnership.

Health care jobs to remain in demand for decade: Study

Nurses, nursing instructors, pharmacists, mental health professionals, medical administrators

COVID expenses ring up $145 million tab for colleges

Federal reimbursements haven't covered all the losses.

In wake of pandemic, colleges get flexibility deciding student readiness

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WTVQ/CPE Public Affairs) – The Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education (CPE) is allowing greater flexibility for the 2020-21 academic year in how...

State hits jobs-producing work force milestone early

The state’s strategic plan, “Stronger by Degrees,” called on universities to produce at least 6,620 STEM+H degrees annually by the 2020-21 academic year.

Minority students making gains at state universities: Report

Minority and under-represented students made strides during the 2018-19 school year closing the achievement gap at Kentucky's colleges and universities.

Postsecondary Education votes to forgo tuition limits, amid coronavirus

The Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education, CPE, voted to forgo tuition limits for undergraduate students at public universities for next year.

State schools, colleges get $200 million in federal stimulus money

Money from the $2.2 trillion stimulus and coronavirus relief package approved by Congress last month continues to pour into the state.

Preparing high school students for college admissions

Many colleges and universities are being impacted by the coronavirus outbreak by no longer allowing students on campus.

Kentucky colleges, universities to seek funding increase

Public colleges are expected to ask for a 6.2% increase next fiscal year and an 8.8% increase in the 2022 fiscal year.

Three KCTCS colleges named best in the nation

Aspen Institute has ranked three KCTCS colleges among the top 150 in the country.

Federal government awards $2.5M to 3 Kentucky colleges

The federal government has awarded $2.5 million in grants to three Kentucky community colleges that will work together to train a workforce for advanced manufacturing employers.

Kentucky sets record for degrees, credentials awarded

Kentucky's public and independent colleges and universities conferred a record 70,146 degrees and credentials during the 2016-17 academic year.

Board OKs tuition increases at most Kentucky universities

The average cost of a four-year degree in Kentucky will be more than $39,000 this fall after state regulators approved tuition increases at all but two of the state's public universities.

Bill would make colleges compete for state funding

Kentucky's public colleges and universities would have to compete with each other for shrinking state tax dollars under a bill that has cleared the state Senate.

Centre College ranking rises in latest U.S. News & World Report

Centre College improved in the 2017 U.S. News & World Report “Best National Liberal Arts Colleges” ranking, moving up one spot to #44 in the nation.

Bevin restores some money to colleges and universities

Republican Gov. Matt Bevin has restored some state funding to public colleges and universities.

The Latest: College presidents say they will accept cuts

Kentucky's college and university presidents say they will agree to budget cuts of 2 percent in the current year and 4.5 percent over the next two years to end the gridlock over state spending.

Democrats say they will reject Bevin’s college budget cuts

Democratic House Speaker Greg Stumbo says the House will reject Gov. Matt Bevin's mid-year budget cuts to colleges and universities.

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Kentucky Right for Life announces new director

The Kentucky Right to Life announced a new executive director.