Tag Archives: achievement gap

Kentucky Degree and Credential Production 2004-2014

The staff at the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education recently published a “Kentucky Completion Report: Describing a Decade of Degree and Credential Production” (download the .pdf file from the CPE website here) and shared it with the Council at its … Continue reading

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How is Your Unit Addressing Achievement Gaps at UK?

As part of UK’s regular Annual Report to the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education on our progress toward stated Diversity Achievement goals, the Division of Undergraduate Education coordinates the gathering of data and descriptive narrative regarding programming and intervention at … Continue reading

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Register Today for the University Leadership Forum, October 27-29

Have you registered yet for the inaugural University Leadership Forum? This series of events for UK faculty and staff is co-sponsored by the office of the Executive Vice President for Finance and Administration, the Office of Faculty Advancement and Institutional … Continue reading

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State Funding, Tuition and Costs for Higher Education

From Dr. Ben Wither’s UGE Weekly Notes Reading for the Week: According to a report from the Pew Research Center, “The earnings gap between young adults with a bachelor’s degree or higher and those without has never been greater in the … Continue reading

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Women undergraduates at UK and STEM-H majors

A recent article in the New York Times ran with a cautious headline: “Women Gain in Some STEM Fields, but Not Computer Science.” Much of the overall data used in the article came from a report from the National Science … Continue reading

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Building UK’s First Dual Credit Program – FCPS STEAM Academy

With Kentucky’s public school system emphasizing innovation and the Council for Postsecondary Education encouraging seamless transition from high school to college, the demand for customized dual credit programs has reached fever pitch. The University now gets phone calls nearly everyday … Continue reading

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