Category Archives: Transfer

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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College Readiness Indicators in Kentucky set for re-draft

The Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education (CPE) works with leaders in postsecondary institutions and representatives from the K-12 sector in the state to establish a consensus on various indicators for student placement into credit-bearing coursework. The goal is to find … Continue reading

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Free College Tuition

Legislators across the nation are working on how to build scholarship programs that offer accredited college courses and programs for free.  In Kentucky we have seen two state government-led initiatives: Work Ready Kentucky Scholarship: for Kentuckians who have not yet … Continue reading

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Taking colleges courses while in high school

A new report on dual enrollment by high schoolers in community colleges was issued last month from the Community College Research Center at Columbia University.  It is titled “What Happens to Students Who Take Community College “Dual Enrollment” Courses in … Continue reading

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Effects of Graduation Rates on Kentucky’s Economy

Have you looked at the latest UK Retention Update that the Office of Student Success recently sent out? Take a look – and then read what is happening across the state when we do not meet our goals of collaboration, … Continue reading

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Priority Registration begins Nov 2 and will end Nov 24 at midnight

Winter/Spring 2016 Priority Registration begins on Monday November 2nd and conclude on November 24th.  Windows will continue to open on a staggered schedule based upon student classification and earned hours.  Any undergraduate student is classified by the Registrar as a … Continue reading

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Call for Information About Your Unit’s Contribution to the UK Diversity Plan

Since the summer of 2011 when the UK Board of Trustees adopted the 2011-2015 UK Diversity Plan (available for download here), the colleges and student support units have supported us in building out the narrative for the annual update reports. … Continue reading

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Underprepared First-Time Students – Our Work in Improving College Readiness at the University of Kentucky

Since before Senate Bill 1 (2009), UGE has been tasked with implementing and documenting the results of the state’s unified college & career readiness policies (http://www.uky.edu/UGE/what). In a team from across all the education sectors of KY, several key strategies … Continue reading

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What’s going on in Undergraduate Education – Career & Exploratory Advising

Starting on December 1, 2014, Dr. Karen Badger became the Associate Dean for Career and Exploratory Advising and Assistant Provost for Undergraduate Education (UGE). As Associate Dean (for the Dean of Undergraduate Studies, Dr. Ben Withers), she is responsible for … Continue reading

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Internship Programs in South Africa include partnership with A&S, UGE’s EXP courses and Study Abroad

This just in from Dr. Steve Davis in the History Department: My name is Steve Davis and I’m an assistant professor in History who is also the director of two internship programs in Cape Town, South Africa. Both programs allow … Continue reading

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