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Governor Matt Bevin has appointed six new members to the Council on Postsecondary Education, all of which represent manufacturing and technology businesses. 

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The Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education says they’ve completed installation of a project that will provide all public universities with a tenfold increase in high speed internet access.  

CPE partnered with the University of Kentucky on the upgrade that will allow schools on the Kentucky Regional Optical Network a 100-gigabit connection to Internet2, the nation’s largest research and education exchange infrastructure.  

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The Council on Postsecondary Education Tuition Development Work Group is meeting Wednesday afternoon in Frankfort. 

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The head of Kentucky’s Council on Post-secondary Education says the compromise state budget will have an effect on every college and university campus in the state. 

Leaders from the House and Senate reached a compromise agreement early Thursday morning. 

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The number of Kentuckians graduating from higher education rose sharply over the last decade.

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Kentucky lawmakers will be asked to restore cuts to higher education when they write a new, two-year state budget next legislative session. The state has cut campus budgets seven times in the last eight years.

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The Commonwealth’s higher education funding will be among the competing concerns facing the upcoming 2016 General Assembly and Governor-elect Matt Bevin.  

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Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education President Bob King says Kentucky’s recent strides in economic recovery have not been reflected in its funding for higher education.

The CPE was at Murray State University Tuesday evening as part of its series of town hall debates to gather input on the new five-year strategic initiative plan.

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The Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education will hold a town hall meeting at Murray State University next week to gather input for its agenda through 2020.

CPE president Bob King says the council wants to hear public opinion on increasing postsecondary and adult education enrollment, college readiness and other issues.

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According to a new state report, Kentucky high school students are better prepared for college but many aren’t taking that next step.

Kentucky's higher education institutions are producing more degrees while the state legislature continues to cut their appropriations.

Despite some improvement, the Kentucky Council for Postsecondary Education continues to renew its request for restored funding. CPE President Bob King looks to use some of the data in the latest accountability report to support his request.

Chad Lampe speaks with him on Sounds Good.