Council on Postsecondary Education

3:51 pm
Mon March 25, 2013

Murray State Gives Lifetime Achievement Award to Retired Education Official

Murray State University’s Office of Multicultural Affairs has bestowed a retired Kentucky Council on Post-Secondary Education official with a Lifetime Achievement Award.

Sherron Jackson of Frankfort served as CPE’s associate vice president for budget, policy and planning. He retired in December after 34 years of service. The award honors African Americans for their contributions to their communities and the Commonwealth.

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7:24 am
Mon November 19, 2012

Ky. Schools Receive Grants to Improve Teacher Quality


Murray State is among several Kentucky universities receiving federal grants to improve teacher quality.  The grants from the Council on Postsecondary Education total $859,000. MSU and three other lead universities will partner with high-need school districts and five colleges, including Madisonville Community College.

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Morning Cram
9:17 am
Tue July 10, 2012

the morning cram [cliff diving edition]


From NPR: Much of the political focus when discussing the Bush-era tax cuts is on the wealthy, but they're not the only ones who would be affected if the tax cuts are allowed to expire at the end of this year.

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Higher Education
6:56 am
Tue July 10, 2012

Kentucky CPE Sees Progress in Reaching Goals

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The Council on Postsecondary Education says there's been some progress toward reaching higher education goals.

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8:38 am
Fri July 6, 2012

Kentucky College Assistance Program Wins Award

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A Kentucky program geared toward helping college students make it to the finish line has won a national award. The program, Project Graduate has been in place since 2008 in Kentucky.

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Higher Education
8:23 am
Wed June 27, 2012

Study Shows Kentucky Student Debt

New data shows Kentucky college graduates will shell out an average of $200 a month for a decade to pay off their student loans. 

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2:45 pm
Mon June 4, 2012

Kentucky Launches College Transfer Website

Kentucky’s Council on Post Secondary Education will launch a website this week to help students who are transferring from community and technical colleges to four-year universities.

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11:14 am
Fri June 1, 2012

MSU BOR Meeting

The Murray State Board of Regents meets in quarterly session today.  The regents will get an update on the university’s work towards the Council on Postsecondary Education’s Stronger By Degrees agenda and consider naming proposals for the Regional Business and Innovation Center.