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 West Kentucky Community and Technical College 

Name: West Kentucky Community and Technical College
President: Barbara Veazey
Website: www.westkentucky.kctcs.edu
City: Paducah
State: KY
Type: Public
Campus Setting: Rural, Small City
Year Established: 1932

Governing Board Website 

 

Student Characteristics Based on Fall 2011 Credit Enrollment

Total Enrollment: 7,515
Part Time: 65%
Full Time: 35%

Gender 
Male: 45%
Female: 55%  

Race/Ethnicity
African American: 7.0%
Asian: 1.0%
Hispanic: 2.0%
White: 83.0%
Other: 6.0%

 

 

West Kentucky Community and Technical College President

Barbara Veazey
President

 

West Kentucky Community and Technical College Board Chair

Porter G. Peeples, Sr.
Board Chair

Quote from the President

“West Kentucky Community and Technical College has been recognized by The Aspen Institute as one of the top five community colleges in the nation for providing tremendous opportunities for students and the region. WKCTC excels at providing students with strong job training and continuing higher education opportunities, achieving high completion and transfer rates, and realizing strong employment results for our graduates. Our focus on improving student learning helps ensure our students graduate with the knowledge they need to secure jobs or transfer to four-year schools. Evidence shows that students who transfer to four-year schools from WKCTC do better in their junior and senior years than other Kentucky students."

Interesting Facts

  • WKCTC is recognized by The Aspen Institute as one of the top five community colleges in the nation for excellence in providing strong job training and continuing higher education, achieving high completion and transfer rates, and realizing strong employment results for graduates.
  • WKCTC contributes more than $126 million each year to the region through a combination of college operation, student spending, and productive of graduates in the workforce.
  • Committed to student success and credential completion, WKCTC offers more than 400 associate degree, diploma, and certificate options in 48 academic and technical programs.
  • WKCTC was recently named a finalist winner in the prestigious 2013 Bellwether Awards.
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