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CONGRATS to the CLASS of 2024 at our member campuses!

Commencement dates below

Alice Lloyd College, May 4

Asbury University, April 27

Bellarmine University, May 11

Berea College, May 5

Brescia University, May 11

Campbellsville University, May 4

Centre College, May 19

Georgetown College, May 18

Kentucky Christian University, May 11

Kentucky Wesleyan College, May 4

Lindsey Wilson College, April 27

Midway University, May 11

Spalding University,  May 30, May 31, June 1

Thomas More University, May 11

Transylvania University, May 25

Union Commonwealth University, May 11

University of Pikeville, May 4

University of the Cumberlands, May 4

What We Do

ADVOCATE

We serve as the voice of Kentucky's independent colleges and universities, advocating for policies that recognize the sector's critical role and help students access and afford a distinctive,

high-quality education.

CONNECT

We provide opportunities for member affiliate groups to meet in person

and online to share experiences and

best practices with colleagues from other institutions.

COLLABORATE

We coordinate cost-saving agreements with businesses and vendors to save our members time and money on a wide range of goods, services, and
insurance products.

The Power of Independent Colleges

Kentucky’s independent, nonprofit colleges and universities are changing the trajectory of individual lives, families, and communities.

 

AIKCU is proud to support our 18 member institutions in their efforts. 

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Fast Facts

18

AIKCU

Colleges and

Universities

50,000+

Students attending independent

KY colleges

13,600

Degrees

awarded annually

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Ryan Morabito from 5 Degrees Branding led a workshop on “Higher Ed Marketing Truths” for AIKCU admissions and marketing/communi-cations officers at their joint spring meeting at Bellarmine University.

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Total fall enrollment grew by 8.5% at AIKCU’s 18 member campuses, with 4,640 more students enrolling than in Fall 2022.

Representatives from seven member colleges and universities of the Association of Independent Kentucky Colleges and Universities met with Kentucky’s congressional delegation during NAICU’s Annual Meeting & Advocacy Day Feb. 4-7 in Washington, D.C.

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Presidents and officials from Kentucky’s private colleges and universities gathered Dec. 13 at Midway University for a look at how 2024 state and federal legislation will affect higher education. This is the first legislative preview of its kind hosted by AIKCU.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 29

AIKCU Facilities Officers Spring/Summer Meeting

10 a.m.-2 p.m. ET

In Person: Asbury University, Wilmore

THURSDAY, MAY 30

Canceled - to be rescheduled:

AIKCU Campus Safety Officers Spring Meeting

10 a.m.-2 p.m. ET

In-Person: Transylvania University, Lexington

THURSDAY, SEPT. 5

AIKCU Advancement Officers Fall Meeting

10 a.m.-2 p.m. ET

In Person: Georgetown College, Georgetown

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AIKCU President Mason Dyer talks about independent higher ed in Kentucky

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