Category Archives: Retention

Kentucky showing increase in number of undergraduate credentials, degrees

This just in from the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education: State on track to reach goal of 60% of working-age adults with a postsecondary credential by 2030 CPE report shows 7.4 percent increase in undergraduate credentials, degrees (FRANKFORT, Ky.) — … Continue reading

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KY College Readiness Indicators 2018-19

This announcement came in from the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education Academic Affairs staff. The Council of Chief Academic Officers (including UK’s Provost David Blackwell) have formally approved the chart of College Readiness Indicators for the incoming students for 2018-2019. … Continue reading

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7th Annual Student Success Summit

The seventh annual Kentucky Student Success summit sponsored by the Kentuck Council on Postsecondary Education (CPE) will explore “The Future of Undergraduate Education, The Future of Kentucky.” It will take place in Louisville at the Marriott Louisville East, on April … Continue reading

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CPE workgroup on co-requisite courses for first-year students not meeting college readiness scores

A statewide workgroup has been addressing the new programmatic efforts to reduce the placement of first-year college students into traditional developmental education courses. This collaborative work being led by staff at the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education with faculty and … Continue reading

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SALutations! Spring Semester

I hope everyone is well on their way to a highly successful and enjoyable spring semester. The University of Kentucky campus is currently celebrating Black History Month with a wide variety of opportunities for everyone to participate. Retention Now that … Continue reading

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Black Student Success – webinar, Feb 14 at 2 pm

On February 14, 2018 from 2pm-3:30pm the Office of Institutional Diversity in partnership with Student and Academic Life will host a webinar, Black Student Success On Your Campus:  Increase Recruitment, Retention, Engagement and Completion.  This webinar will be held on … Continue reading

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SALutations! | We made it!

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.” —Margaret Mead We Made It! As with all good things, a semester must come to an end. I … Continue reading

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Educational Quality and Completion

“The completion of a few college courses is not a sufficient education in the 21st century.” (American Academy of Arts and Sciences, “The Future of Undergraduate Education, The Future of America,” 2017 – download the full report at the website … Continue reading

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Off-Campus Student Services

Whether you’re working with a first-year student, a seasoned junior, or a graduate/professional student, living off campus can be a challenge. While the freedoms that come with off-campus living are many, so are the responsibilities. Culture shock, community development, rental … Continue reading

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Host a Dinner Dialogue with Your Students

The UK Parent and Family Association is now accepting applications for Dinner Dialogues – 2018 spring semester: https://orgsync.com/130403/forms/291908. Dinner Dialogues provides funding for instructors to host a dinner for their students in their homes, giving instructors an opportunity to get … Continue reading

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