Education

via Kentucky School Choice Week Rally Facebook Page

 Advocates for school choice gather in Frankfort on Friday for a ‘National School Choice Week’ rally. According to the National School Choice Week website, schools and advocacy groups are seeking to promote alternative options to public school systems, like charter and private schools.

Dr. Bob Davies, Murray State University

Classes are underway in the Spring Semester at Murray State University. On Sounds Good, Matt Markgraf speaks with President Bob Davies about enrollment and budget planning for the next academic year, what MSU is watching in the legislature, the role of arts education in a STEM+H-focused academic environment, building and maintenance projects and the CPE work group on tuition rate guidance and more.

Tyler Olson, 123RF Stock Photo

Kentucky is one of the least educated states in the country according to a new study by consumer finance website Wallethub. The site determined ‘what makes a state well-educated’ by analyzing educational attainment, school quality and achievement gaps between genders and races.

Katie Putz, Flickr (Creative Commons License)

A Kentucky judge has ruled in favor of the University of Kentucky in an open-records case involving its campus newspaper's pursuit of documents regarding a sexual harassment investigation of a former professor. 

Courtesy of WKCTC

West Kentucky Community and Technical College has named Chevene Duncan-Herring as the new Diversity and Inclusion Director. 

Western Kentucky University

Western Kentucky University's Board of Regents will consider hiring a new president during their meeting this week.

J. Tyler Franklin

The University of Louisville's board of trustees has elected a new chairman and appointed an interim school president in its first meeting since being formed by Gov. Matt Bevin.

U of L Board Appoints Greg Postel Interim President

Jan 21, 2017
J Tyler Franklin / WFPL

The new University of Louisville board of trustees moved quickly Saturday morning to fill an impending leadership void.

Karen Roach, 123rf Stock Photo

University officials across Kentucky are beginning to develop tuition rates for the fall semester. Officials with the state’s higher education governing body are also gathering figures.

Matt Markgraf, WKMS

Murray State University has selected their next Dean of the College of Humanities and Fine Arts, pending approval from the Board of Regents. 

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