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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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Partnering with AAUW, UGE launches #IAmAWomanInSTEM initiative for undergraduate women at UK in STEM+H majors and minors

In partnership with the American Association of University Women (AAUW) Kentucky Branch, a group of UK faculty, staff and students got together this fall to propose a new movement called #IAmAWomanInSTEM. This effort is in support of undergraduate women who … Continue reading

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Instructors Need to Get Final Grades In No Later than Monday, 21 December

This just in from Don Witt, Director of Undergraduate Admission and University Registrar: Grades must be submitted for all students by the University Senate’s deadline (Senate Rule 5.1.6) of Monday, 21 December. The final grading window is open as of … 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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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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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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Statewide Longitudinal Data System grant awarded to KY Center for Education and Workforce Statistics

On September 24th Governor Beshear announced that Kentucky was awarded more than $6.7 million dollars in a federal grant to build on and improve the Kentucky Longitudinal Data System (KLDS). The KLDS is a statewide repository of education data from … Continue reading

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Record-breaking year for enrollment at UK! 2015 first-year class biggest ever, highest retention rate ever, improvement in graduation rate – highest in Kentucky

The University of Kentucky continues to break records this fall, not only in the enrollment of new students but also in the retention and graduation of continuing students. In addition to the enrollment of the largest freshmen class in history, … Continue reading

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What’s going on in Undergraduate Education – Retention & Student Success

The Office of Retention and Student Success has continued to show a great impact on the University-wide efforts for improving retention and graduation rates. This unit in the Division of Undergraduate Education is led by Dr. Bethany Miller. The recent … Continue reading

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