CPE http://wkms.org en Bob King: CPE Already Discussing Funding Requests for Next Legislative Session http://wkms.org/post/bob-king-cpe-already-discussing-funding-requests-next-legislative-session <p>Kentucky’s Council on Postsecondary Education is already tailoring its next state budget request to include performance funding for state universities.</p><p>The General Assembly did not include the CPE’s request for performance funding in its two-year spending plan that awaits the governor’s signature. CPE President Bob King says the performance funding request was among several suggestions to bring more money to the state’s universities.</p><p> Wed, 02 Apr 2014 18:13:20 +0000 Whitney Jones 39641 at http://wkms.org Bob King: CPE Already Discussing Funding Requests for Next Legislative Session CPE President Says Staff Working Toward Tuition Cap Decision in Light of Kentucky Budget http://wkms.org/post/cpe-president-says-staff-working-toward-tuition-cap-decision-light-kentucky-budget <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Kentucky’s Council on Postsecondary Education President Bob King says his staff is working through the state budget passed this week to determine the tuition cap for universities across the state.</span></p><p>Last year, CPE capped tuition increases at 3 percent. The budget calls for a 1.5 percent operational funding cut in addition to the state-mandated pension increase, which universities must fund half. For Murray State, that increase alone totals $700,000.</p><p> Tue, 01 Apr 2014 21:46:41 +0000 Whitney Jones 39624 at http://wkms.org CPE President Says Staff Working Toward Tuition Cap Decision in Light of Kentucky Budget CPE President Did Not Receive University of Wisconsin Presidency http://wkms.org/post/cpe-president-did-not-receive-university-wisconsin-presidency <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Kentucky's Council on Postsecondary Education President Bob King will not be the next president of the University of Wisconsin System. King, who has led the </span>CPE<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> since 2009, has also been the Chancellor for the State University of New York (SUNY). King was also a state lawmaker in New York.</span></p><p> Wed, 08 Jan 2014 22:10:39 +0000 Chad Lampe 37894 at http://wkms.org CPE President Did Not Receive University of Wisconsin Presidency Ky. Council on Postsecondary Education Angling for More State Funding http://wkms.org/post/ky-council-postsecondary-education-angling-more-state-funding <p>Kentucky’s Council on Postsecondary Education is making a run at more funding for state colleges and universities.</p><p>The CPE will ask the legislature for 4.9&nbsp; and 5.3 percent increases respectively for the upcoming two-year budget cycle. The request comes as higher education state funding has dropped by nearly a third since 2008.</p><p> Fri, 15 Nov 2013 22:33:00 +0000 Chad Lampe & John Null 36627 at http://wkms.org Ky. Council on Postsecondary Education Angling for More State Funding Miller Wants Performance Based Funding To be Fair http://wkms.org/post/miller-wants-performance-based-funding-be-fair <p>Kentucky Council on Post Secondary Education President Bob King has been pushing to change the state funding model for universities since 2011. King wants to add funding, in addition to the base, on performance on certain metrics.</p><p>The change would allow universities to meet a performance standard in certain criteria to receive funding above their state base. Murray State Interim President Tim Miller says the University has always supported the idea of performance funding. He says Murray State&rsquo;s success has always allowed for that. Thu, 26 Sep 2013 11:58:19 +0000 Chad Lampe 35201 at http://wkms.org Miller Wants Performance Based Funding To be Fair Kentucky CPE Developing Plan To Award Universities Money Based On Performance http://wkms.org/post/kentucky-higher-ed-council-developing-plan-award-universities-money-based-performance Kentucky’s public universities could receive money based on their performance under a new initiative being developed by the Council on Postsecondary Education.&#160;<img class="wysiwyg-asset-image-wrapper inset" data-caption="" typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://mediad.publicbroadcasting.net/p/wfpl/files/styles/card_280/public/201303/shutterstock_79098160.jpg" alt="" /><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Under the proposal, universities that award more degrees and graduate more minority or low-income students could be eligible to receive more money from the agency, said Council</span><span style=" Wed, 25 Sep 2013 15:07:06 +0000 Devin Katayama 35172 at http://wkms.org Kentucky CPE Developing Plan To Award Universities Money Based On Performance