Glenn Denton ’92 elected chair of Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education

Posted by Centre News in Alumni, News 24 Feb 2015

denton2Glenn Denton, a 1992 graduate of Centre College, has been elected to serve as chair of the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education (CPE).

As Kentucky’s foremost higher education governance organization, the Council leads reform and improvement efforts in postsecondary institutions throughout the state, including monitoring tuition rates and approving academic programs at public institutions as outlined in the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Improvement Act of 1997.

A resident of Paducah, Ky., Denton said he is “honored to be the first person from western Kentucky chosen to lead CPE.”

Denton was appointed to the Council in 2008, re-appointed in 2012 and will serve as chair through January 2016. He replaces Pam Miller of Lexington, Ky.

“This will be a very important year as we focus on developing a budget request for higher education, a new strategic agenda and continuing key priorities, such as closing achievement gaps so that more students can graduate college with the skills and competencies our workforce needs,” he added.

After graduating Centre, Denton received a degree from Northern Kentucky University Chase College of Law in 1995. He now serves as a partner in the Paducah law firm Denton & Keuler, LLP.