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Kentucky State University reduces non-resident tuition

FRANKFORT, KY – The Kentucky State University Board of Regents approved an agreement to lower tuition for out-of-state students. The Board of Regents approved a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education (CPE) to reduce non-resident tuition from $9,500 per semester to $5,775 per semester for students in the seven states… Continue reading Kentucky State University reduces non-resident tuition

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Lincoln University – Missouri to play Kentucky State University in the inaugural Ol’ Man River Classic

ST. LOUIS, MO – Lincoln University – Missouri will play Kentucky State University in the inaugural Ol’ Man River Classic at the Dome of America’s Center in St. Louis on Saturday, November 23. The inter-conference showdown between a pair of HBCU programs will renew a rivalry dating back to 1932. It will be the 49th… Continue reading Lincoln University – Missouri to play Kentucky State University in the inaugural Ol’ Man River Classic

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HBCU Chancellor and President Spotlight: Dr. M. Christopher Brown II, Eighteenth President of Kentucky State University

Every Monday, the HBCU Campaign Fund (HCF) will spotlight a Chancellor or President who currently serves a Historically Black College or University. This initiative recognizes and introduces those individuals who serve our nation HBCUs daily, changing and educating lives while producing the forthcoming visionary leaders of tomorrow. This week’s Chancellor or President:  Dr. M. Christopher… Continue reading HBCU Chancellor and President Spotlight: Dr. M. Christopher Brown II, Eighteenth President of Kentucky State University

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Kentucky State University provides more than $130 million impact

FRANKFORT, KY – Kentucky State University President M. Christopher Brown II recently announced the findings of an economic impact study conducted by Hanover Research. According to the findings by Hanover, the broader impact of all spending in the Bluegrass Higher Education Region in 2016 by Kentucky State and its students is approximately $130.7 million. The… Continue reading Kentucky State University provides more than $130 million impact

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Former Kentucky State Interim President Dr. Aaron Thompson named fourth President of CPE

FRANKFORT, KY – The Council on Postsecondary Education has unanimously selected Dr. Aaron Thompson as its fourth president. Thompson, who presently serves as the Council’s executive vice president and chief academic officer, will transition to his new responsibilities November 1, according to WTVQ. He is the first Kentucky native and African-American to hold this position… Continue reading Former Kentucky State Interim President Dr. Aaron Thompson named fourth President of CPE

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Fisk University alumna and Accomplished Historian Crystal deGreogory named Kentucky State University Atwood Institute Director

FRANKFORT, KY – Fisk University alumna and accomplished historian Crystal A. deGregory, Ph.D. has been recently announced by Kentucky State University President M. Christopher Brown II as the director of the newly founded Atwood Institute for Race, Education and the Democratic Ideal. According to a press release by the university, deGregory is the founder and… Continue reading Fisk University alumna and Accomplished Historian Crystal deGreogory named Kentucky State University Atwood Institute Director

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SWAC Basketball Tournament trophy to be named after the late Coach Davey L. Whitney

LORMAN, MS – The Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) Men’s Basketball Championship trophy to be named after Kentucky State University grad and Alcorn State University sports figure Coach Davey L. Whitney. According to a press release from the university, SWAC Council of Presidents and Chancellors voted to name the Men’s SWAC Championship Basketball Tournament trophy after… Continue reading SWAC Basketball Tournament trophy to be named after the late Coach Davey L. Whitney

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Chicago Trinity United Church of Christ’s Rev. Dr. Otis Moss III to speak at Kentucky State’s Commencement

FRANKFORT, KY – Kentucky State University has announced that Trinity United Church of Christ’s Rev. Dr. Otis Moss III will be the speaker at the university’s 128th Commencement. The commencement will be held at 9 a.m. on May 13 at the Frankfort Convention Center.   According to the university’s press release, Dr. Moss is Senior… Continue reading Chicago Trinity United Church of Christ’s Rev. Dr. Otis Moss III to speak at Kentucky State’s Commencement

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Kentucky State University Named Dr. M. Christopher Brown as its new President

FRANKFORT, KY – Dr. M. Christopher Brown has been elected to serve as Kentucky State University’s 15th President announced by Dr. Karen Bearden, Chair of the University’s Board of Regents on Monday. Dr. Brown has a Ph.D. in Higher Education from The Pennsylvania State University, a M.S. in Education from the University of Kentucky, and… Continue reading Kentucky State University Named Dr. M. Christopher Brown as its new President

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Three finalists named by Board of Regents in Kentucky State University presidential search

FRANKFORT, KY – The Kentucky State University Board of Regents approved the slate of candidates and announced three finalists for the presidential search on Thursday, February 9, 2017, during a special meeting. The finalist are Dr. M. Christopher Brown, Justice Thomas Colbert, and Dr. Said Sewell. The Board of Regents anticipates making the final selection… Continue reading Three finalists named by Board of Regents in Kentucky State University presidential search