West Kentucky Community and Technical College in Paducah has a new president. Kentucky Community and Technical College System President Jay Box named Dr. Anton Reece to the position Friday night. 


Kentucky public high school juniors will have an opportunity to earn free high school and college credit at the same time starting this fall. 

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The Kentucky community college system reassigned its top attorney earlier this month to a newly created “special assistant” position soon after wrapping up a monthslong investigation of his office behavior.

KCTCS Schools

  The president of Kentucky’s community college system makes $375,000 annually, a paycheck that’s right on the money when compared with similar institutions, at least according to a school-funded consultant’s report.

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Madisonville Community College will soon have a new president. Three finalists visited campus this week as the final stage of the search process. 

As the Kentucky Community & Technical College System eliminates 506 jobs, it disclosed that it paid $815,741 last year to former president Michael McCall.


West Kentucky Community and Technical College has a new interim president and CEO. Kentucky Community and Technical College System President Jay Box has appointed Dr. Charles Chrestman. 

WKCTC Logo, Wikimedia Commons

A search to find the next president of West Kentucky Community and Technical College is about to start. WKCTC’s founding president Barbara Veazey is retiring June 30th after 14 years at the helm. 

Almost a year after the president of Northern Kentucky’s state community college retired amid running tensions with its board of directors, the college’s foundation will begin paying him a $348,000 incentive in July.

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Several presidents of Kentucky colleges and universities testified Thursday in Frankfort at a hearing aimed at getting their input on Gov. Matt Bevin’s proposed cuts to higher education funding.