CPE

Council on Postsecondary Education

A group charged with determining university funding based on performances is meeting Tuesday in Frankfort. This is the first of three meetings of the newly-formed Performance Funding Work Group.

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The Council on Postsecondary Education has approved Murray State University's proposed tuition fees for the next academic year.

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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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A founding member of Kentucky’s best known education advocacy organization is thankful to legislators for coming to agreement on a state budget, something she calls crucial for the state.  

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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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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 state Senate recently approved a bill that would tie higher education funding to Kentucky universities’ ability to produce more and better graduates.

Critics of the present funding model say that schools are funded with an outdated system that doesn’t account for adjustments in enrollment numbers and graduation rates.

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Paducah attorney Glenn Denton is the next Council on Postsecondary Education Chair, and the first western Kentuckian to lead the group.

CPE’s board elected Denton to the position today at its meeting in Frankfort as well as naming Joe Graviss of Versailles vice chair.

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Since 2009, Kentucky's public universities have been grappling with reoccurring state budget cuts to the tune of more than $150 million.

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