Inside Look

Kentucky Recognized as National Leader for Improving Postsecondary Education

NCHEMS Kentucky Results

Kentucky has recently been recognized as the fastest improving state in the nation on key higher education performance measures, according to a report by the National Center for Higher Education Management Systems (NCHEMS).

Quality Enhancement Program Will Celebrate its 5th Birthday

The QEP will celebrate five years of Quality Enhancement at EKU by showcasing strategies and projects EKU areas have implemented that support student learning and meet the QEP mission of graduating students who are "informed, critical and creative thinkers who communicate effectively."

Model Laboratory School Recognized for Test Scores

Congratulations to Model Laboratory Middle School for ranking second among the state's middle schools, according to results of the most recent Kentucky Core Content Test (KCCT). Model Middle's ranking is based on the percentage of Proficient and Distinguished students in reading and mathematics.

Copyright on Campus

Complying with copyright is a priority for Eastern Kentucky University. The Academic Affairs Update will periodically feature a section from Questions and Answers on Copyright for the Campus Community, 7th Edition, which is dedicated to providing clarification on the issue of copyright.

First-Time Freshmen Mid-Term Grade Review Process (The Party Is Over)

The first semester for first-time freshmen is pivotal to academic success and graduation. Beginning this fall, all first-time freshmen will have their mid-term grades reviewed by the Office of University Advising and the Registrar.

Early Alert Retention Survey

Many thanks go to the Advising Office and to each EKU faculty member who contributed to the success of the Early Alert Retention System this semester.

Senate Bill I and College Readiness

Senate Bill 1 (SB-1) places two primary mandates before Kentucky's public post-secondary institutions:

Student Success

The following initiatives reflect collaborative effort among Academic Affairs, Student Affairs, and Administrative Affairs to maximize student success at EKU:

University Office of e-Campus Learning

As of Summer 2011, the e-Campus Center formerly established in the College of Justice and Safety has become the Office of e-Campus Learning for all Eastern's current and future online programs. Tim Matthews, who has successfully directed CJS's online programs, has been named Executive Director of e-Campus Learning. Dr.

Aviation Program

The Professional Flight option in the Aviation program prepares students to pursue careers in the aerospace industry. Over the past 18 months, EKU has taken over the complete operation of the Professional Flight program. This includes performing all flight operations, acquiring aircraft, scheduling of maintenance, and hiring of flight instructors.

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