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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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Highest Ever Retention Rate and Biggest Number of Returning Students in the University’s History

Congratulations to all the staff and faculty in our undergraduate colleges! And to the wonderful students in our official graduating cohort from Fall 2014 who are continuing their academic careers at UK! Dr. Bethany Miller, Director of the Office of … 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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Retention of Fall 2014 Graduating Cohort on Target to Meet Goal for Increase

This just in from Dr. Bethany Miller, Director of the Office of Retention & Student Success: The latest Retention Update has been posted. The one-year retention rate of our Fall 2014 cohort students is currently 82.7%.  We continue to remain … Continue reading

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Retention Update: UK undergraduate colleges and units still in the running for increase in UK’s retention rate

This just in from Bethany Miller, Director of the UGE Office of Retention and Student Success: The latest Retention Update has been posted! As of yesterday, 4,246 of the University of Kentucky’s official Fall 2014 cohort have registered for Fall … Continue reading

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University of Kentucky Diversity Goals and Academic Program Eligibility

The 2014 University of Kentucky’s work of assessing its own diversity performance was evaluated by the Kentucky Council for Postsecondary Education (CPE) in March 2015 and all six objectives were determined to have been met.  This evaluation is based on … Continue reading

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Provost Tracy provides update on UK’s Strategic Plan on WUKY

Provost Tim Tracy was recently interviewed by Tom Goddell on WUKY about the UK Strategic Plan. The goal of the University of Kentucky is to be “one of the handful of exceptional public residential research institutions in our country with … Continue reading

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What’s Happening with UK Student Success? Find out about CRAC, SSIT, LINK UP, CRCs, FWAB, RCSS

The increase in student success at the University of Kentucky is taking shape through a collaborative, campus-wide approach involving a variety of entities, including Undergraduate Education, the Colleges, Enrollment Management, Student Affairs, International Center, Institutional Diversity and UK Analytics & … Continue reading

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We’re Making Progress! Thanks to All of YOU Working on Student Success at UK

This just in from Dr. Bethany Miller, Director of Retention and Student Success: The weeks prior to mid-term are critical to student success, and the immediate actions taken during this time will set a strong foundation for the entire year.  … Continue reading

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First Year Experience Initiatives at the University of Kentucky

An important task for the Division of Undergraduate Education this year as part of the 2014-2020 Strategic Plan is to lead the University in a review of our undergraduate students’ first year experience.  This fall, a First Year Experience (FYE) … Continue reading

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