Hazard Community and Technical College

Stivers wants to further explore a four-year university in Hazard, endow collaborative research

BY: - February 9, 2024

Senate President Robert Stivers wants another study on how to expand higher education opportunities in Southeastern Kentucky.  This time, the Manchester Republican is sponsoring Senate Joint Resolution 132 calling on the Council on Postsecondary Education to study turning the Hazard Community and Technical College into a four-year residential university.  Study: Building a new public university […]

Study: Building a new public university in Southeastern Kentucky ‘problematic’

BY: - November 28, 2023

Building a new four-year public university in Southeastern Kentucky would be “prohibitively expensive and its long-term viability (especially in terms of enrollment) would be uncertain,” says a study by the Council on Postsecondary Education (CPE) that was ordered earlier this year by the Kentucky General Assembly.  Senate President Robert Stivers, R-Manchester, sought the wide-ranging study. […]