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WKU offices in Bowling Green will open at 10 a.m. Friday. Classes Friday remain canceled and campuses in Glasgow, Owensboro and Elizabethtown/Ft. Knox remain closed Friday. Saturday classes in Bowling Green will proceed as scheduled. Here is a link to the University’s attendance policy during adverse weather conditions. Use caution and watch for slick spots on roads and walks. 

Residence Halls remain open until noon Saturday. Bemis & Barnes have space for those who need to stay longer. Visit WKU Housing & Residence Life for more information.

The high school regional basketball tournament games scheduled for Wednesday night were canceled. Games will be rescheduled for Friday/Saturday. Follow WKU News for the latest updates. #WKUAlert

Council on Postsecondary Education (CPE)

Council on Postsecondary Education (CPE)

The Council on Postsecondary Education (CPE) coordinates change and improvement in Kentucky's postsecondary education system as directed by the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Improvement Act of 1997. The Council has multiple responsibilities to ensure a well-coordinated and efficient postsecondary and adult education system. Among its many responsibilities, the Council:

  • Develops and implements a strategic agenda for the postsecondary and adult education system that will guide efforts in the areas of college readiness; student success; research, economic and community development; and efficiency and innovation.
  • Produces and submits a biennial budget request for adequate public funding of postsecondary education.
  • Monitors and approves tuition rates and admission criteria at public postsecondary institutions.
  • Defines and approves all academic programs at public institutions.
  • Ensures the coordination and connectivity of technology among public institutions.
  • Collects and distributes comprehensive data about postsecondary education performance.

The duties of the Council on Postsecondary Education are outlined in the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Improvement Act of 1997, Section 74 through 84 (36K DOC).

Sylvia Gaiko

Dr. Sylvia Gaiko

Associate Vice President for Planning
and Program Development

Phone:  (270) 745-8985

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