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People in the News: Rider joins KPI board of directors; Head to lead Oliver Group in Kentucky

The Kentucky Philanthropy Initiative has announced that former Central Kentucky Community Foundation CEO Al Rider of Elizabethtown has joined its Board of Directors. “Al Rider’s vision and passion for his community and the Central Kentucky Community Foundation is unmatched,” said Joe Clabes, KPI president. “His experience in establishing a new community foundation and advancing policies that...

Enrollment in dual credit courses at Eastern Kentucky doubles over three-year period

Enrollment in dual credit courses at Eastern Kentucky University has approximately doubled in three years. Almost 1,100 students are participating this academic year in the program, which allows juniors and seniors in area high schools to enjoy an “authentic” university experience as they earn both high school and college credits for university-level courses. “EKU’s Dual Credit Program is strategically...