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Hopkinsville Community College has a new president. Kentucky Community and Technical College System President Jay Box has appointed Alissa Young as president of HCC.

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Update: The bill has cleared the state Senate and how heads to the House.  

The much-discussed “performance-based funding” legislation for Kentucky’s colleges and universities is headed to the full state Senate. The Appropriations and Revenue Committee offered its backing Tuesday.


Kentucky Community and Technical College System has a new Vice President. Dr. Larry Ferguson was named to the role Thursday. 

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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.


Tammy Thompson of McCracken County is the new board secretary to the Kentucky Community and Technical College System Board of Regents. 


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.

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  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.