higher education

7:01 am
Mon October 29, 2012

KHEAA Gets Website Overhaul

The Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority has a redesigned website that officials hope will make college planning an easier task. The agency says visitors should be able to find information to enable them to explore careers, prepare for college and go through the process of financial aid. 

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4:11 pm
Thu October 4, 2012

KY Baptists to Cut Ties with Georgetown

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The Kentucky Baptist Convention is moving to sever its remaining ties with Georgetown College. The convention will vote on a recommendation at its annual meeting next month that would terminate its ministry partnership with the institution. An administrative committee voted in September in favor of the measure. The college and Kentucky Baptists broke off a covenant agreement in 2005 in order to allow Georgetown to elect its own trustees.

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11:29 am
Tue August 21, 2012

MSU Named Among "Great Colleges to Work For"

The Chronicle of Higher Education has again named Murray State University as a “Great College to Work For.” Murray State earned excellence in three categories, Professional/Career Development Programs, Respect and Appreciation, and Teaching Environment.

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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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Higher Education
2:52 pm
Wed June 27, 2012

Conway Announces Settlement with Website Over G.I. Benefit Abuse


Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway was in Washington today announcing a settlement with a company he says was preying on military veterans. 

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Higher Education
12:34 pm
Tue June 26, 2012

Conway Takes Fight Against For-Profit Colleges to D.C.

Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway is taking his fight against for-profit colleges to Washington D.C.

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Higher Education
7:04 am
Fri June 22, 2012

Low Interest KHEAA Loan Available to Children of Kentucky Residents

Kentucky residents whose children's financial aid doesn't meet college expenses can apply for a state-based loan.

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Higher Education
4:39 pm
Thu June 21, 2012

UT Martin Tuition Raised by Six Percent


University of Tennessee at Martin students will pay six percent more for their tuition next year. The UT Board of Trustees approved the increase at their annual meeting in Knoxville. 

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Higher Education
3:10 pm
Thu June 7, 2012

State Universities Won't Follow UK's Lead in Using Layoffs to Balance Budgets


The majority of the state's public universities are not following the University of Kentucky's lead in laying off a large number of employees to balance the budget.

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Afternoon Update
4:38 pm
Thu April 12, 2012

Afternoon Round-Up 4/12/12

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Today on NPR: New research shows that first-graders and baboons have at least one thing in common.

State Governments:

Kentucky House and Senate negotiators have reached a tentative agreement on a massive road construction plan.

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