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In this second interview, Walker discusses the effects of the Kentucky Postsecondary Reform Act [House Bill 1] on what is now the Council on Postsecondary Education; the tenure of Gordon Davies as CPE?s first president; the creation of the Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS); his decision to leave CPE for KCTCS; the highlights and challenges of his KCTCS tenure; his working relationship with Dr. Michael B. McCall; his decision to retire after more than three decades in state government and higher education and how he envisions his retirement.

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2015oh252_cc121

Interviewee Name

Ken Walker

Interviewer Name

James Savage

Interview Date

2015-01-26

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Walker, Ken Interview by James Savage. 26 Jan. 2015. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Walker, K. (2015, January 26). Interview by J. Savage. Community Colleges of Kentucky: History of Kentucky's Community Colleges Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Walker, Ken, interview by James Savage. January 26, 2015, Community Colleges of Kentucky: History of Kentucky's Community Colleges Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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