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Government
4:10 pm
Thu May 15, 2014

Office of Mine Safety and Licensing Deals with Budget Cuts

Credit alrp.com

As concerns about mine safety are raised after an explosion in a Turkish coal mine killed more than 200 miners, Kentucky mine safety officials are doing their best to keep Kentucky miners safe as they cope with a 38 percent cut in state funding.

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Education
2:57 pm
Mon May 12, 2014

WKCTC Receives Accreditation Nod

A national accrediting agency says area high school students taking college classes through West Kentucky Community and Technical College are getting the same caliber of education they’d get on the college campus.

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Higher Education
12:50 pm
Thu May 8, 2014

Kentucky's Community College Leader Earns Six-Figures, Even After He Retires

Credit KCTCS.EDU

 

Michael McCall is the president of the Kentucky Community and Technical College System—and he's among the highest-paid community college administrators in the U.S.

And he'll still earn six-figures after he retires in January. 

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Government
4:17 pm
Mon April 14, 2014

Beshear Vetoes KCTCS Funding Restrictions

Credit kctcs.edu

  Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear has used a line-item veto on the state’s budget bill in order to secure funding for capital projects at 16 campuses in the Kentucky Community and Technical College System.

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Education
12:56 pm
Fri March 14, 2014

Kentucky Community and Technical College System Takes Next Step to Finding New President

Credit kctcs.edu

The Kentucky Community and Technical College System Board of Regents selected the Association of Community College Trustees to help with the search for its next president during its quarterly meeting today.

Current and founding KCTCS President Michael McCall announced in November he plans to retire January 15, 2015.

The Washington, D.C.-based search firm has helped the Kentucky system find leadership for community and technical colleges in Owensboro, Henderson and Hazard.

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Education
7:08 am
Tue February 4, 2014

KCTCS 'BuildSmart' Bonds Bankrolled By Student Tuition

Credit kctcs.edu

Kentucky's community colleges will use new tuition fees to pay for improvements to campuses across the commonwealth.

The sixteen colleges of the Kentucky Community and Technical College System will take on about $200 million in bonds.

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Education
4:01 pm
Wed July 31, 2013

Hopkinsville Community College Targets November for New President Interviews

Hopkinsville Community College interim President Patrick Lake says the search for the institution's next president will begin in earnest next month, with a national campaign advertising the position. Kentucky Community and Technical College System President Michael McCall and others will then look at the pool of applicants and bring three-to-five finalists to Hopkinsville in November. 

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Education
2:44 pm
Thu February 28, 2013

HCC President Selbe Asking For New Assignment

Credit KCTCS

One week ago Hopkinsville Community College President Jim Selbe was reinstated after being placed on un-paid administrative leave for employee misconduct. Now Selbe is requesting to be reassigned to a new position within Kentucky Community and Technical College System.

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Education
4:29 pm
Wed February 20, 2013

"Transfer Madness" Event Gives Two-Year Graduates Easy Access to Four-Year Institutions

Kentucky college students interested in transferring to a public or private four-year university have a chance at a one day all-in-one transfer initiative.

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Education
2:03 pm
Wed February 20, 2013

HCC Directors To Meet and Release Statement on Selbe's Status

Tomorrow, a week after Hopkinsville Community College President Jim Selbe announced a leave of absence, the HCC Board of Directors will meet in a closed session.  HCC issued a press release today announcing tomorrow's meeting and a subsequent press conference related to Selbe's future with the institution. Selbe has been on administrative leave since last week. HCC spokesperson Rena Young refused to discuss the meeting, citing personnel issues. Selbe was not available for comment.

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