Last month President Whitlock provided the Board of Regents and the Faculty Senate with the information on EKU's performance goals, as negotiated with CPE. Recently CPE distributed the Institutional Performance Scorecards for all the State's four-year institutions.
Thanks to the faculty for reporting mid-term grades, 66 first-time freshmen were identified as having received all F's or FN's at midterm. One half of these students had been admitted as Associate of General Studies students. Nineteen reported in the Early Alert Retention Survey. These students are required to participate in an intrusive retention program.
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).
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."
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.
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.