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Campbellsville University to begin fall semester on Sept. 3; in-person classes to start on Sept. 8

By Joan C. McKinney Campbellsville University Campbellsville University’s administration has announced the academic calendar for the fall 2020 semester. Dr. Donna Hedgepath, provost and vice president for academic affairs, announced that the fall 2020 semester will begin on Sept. 3 and end on Dec. 11. Students will begin instruction on Sept. 3 using the online learning management system and will...

Campbellsville University to begin face-to-face in-classroom instruction for fall semester

By Joan C. McKinney Campbellsville University Campbellsville University President Michael V. Carter announced Thursday that the university will begin face-to-face in-classroom instruction for the fall 2020 semester. Carter said this will be done in accordance with national and state health regulations. “Students deserve an opportunity to pursue an education, and we will be ready to meet their needs,”...

Campbellsville School of Education holds annual hooding and pinning ceremony

The Campbellsville University School of Education held its annual hooding and pinning ceremony to recognize the achievement of the students receiving their undergraduate degrees or master’s degrees. The event took place at Dec. 6 at Campbellsville Baptist Church. This ceremony has been celebrated since 2011 when the leadership of Kappa Delta Pi, an international honor education society, approached...

Campbellsville University to offer first Ph.D program in management beginning with fall semester

Campbellsville University is moving to a new level with the offering of a Ph.D. program in fall 2017, according to an announcement from Dr. Michael V. Carter, president. Carter said the university’s Ph.D. in Management will be the first doctoral program offered by Campbellsville University, and is an “exciting and historic moment for Campbellsville University and the mission of Christian...

Campbellsville University reaches 5,000-student enrollment mark eight years ahead of schedule

Campbellsville University has the highest ever enrollment in the history of the institution at 5,035 students. This enrollment is the third consecutive semester of record-breaking enrollment, reaching the university’s Vision 2025 enrollment goal of 5,000 students — eight years early. Dr. Michael V. Carter, president of Campbellsville University, said, “The record-breaking enrollment...

Long-time administrator Watkins named dean of student services at Campbellsville University

Rusty Watkins, who has served Campbellsville University 16 years, has been appointed dean of student services at the university effective Monday, according to an announcement from Dr. Michael V. Carter, president of the university. He had served as interim coordinator of student services since January. Carter said Watkins has provided “outstanding leadership” during his employment with...

Early, Hedgepath to lead discussion on ethical dilemmas on campus at Campbellsville University

Dr. Joe Early, associate professor of theology, and Dr. Donna Hedgepath, vice president for academic affairs, will lead Campbellsville University’s Wednesday chapel service on Feb. 1. The service will address dilemmas students and professors alike might face on campus and in class in order to help prevent them. These include ethical dilemmas such as plagiarism, cheating, the sharing of data and...

Campbellsville University in top 100 for best online MBA, graduate business programs, online education

By Joan C. McKinney Special to KyForward Campbellsville University is in the top 100 in online programs for Master of Business Administration, online graduate business programs (non-MBA) and best online education programs, according to the U.S. News & World Report rankings, which were released this week. Campbellsville University’s online presence has increased this year with 827 online...

Campbellsville professor David Harrity to receive emerging artist award from Kentucky Arts Council

David Harrity, assistant professor of English at Campbellsville University’s Louisville Education Center, has been selected to receive an Emerging Artist Award in literature from the Kentucky Arts Council. This award is given to professional artists who create original work and are in the initial ten years of their art career. David Harrity, assistant professor of English at Campbellsville University’s...

International students complete ESL program at Campbellsville University

Twenty international students participated in Campbellsville University’s English as a Second Language (ESL) program over the summer, with six students graduating and 14 students from Beijing Information Management Schools (BIMS) in China participating in the ESL summer term for cross-cultural education. “I visited China two years ago, at the BIMS facility. I have a special place in my...