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  • By Laura Stephenson  September 16, 2019

    The College of Agriculture, Food and Environment engaged TEConomy Partners, LLC to examine the current Extension administrative structure and advise on how county-level management might be deployed most effectively. The company was chosen based upon previous work with Extension nationally and...

  • By Faculty/Specialist Team  September 12, 2019

    The Extension Faculty and Specialist Transition Team met September 9, 2019. The team read and discussed a consulting firm review of the current University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension administrative structure. Discussion then focused on two potential administrative structure models. The...

  • By Agent Transition Team  September 8, 2019

    The Extension Agent Transition Team met September 6, 2019. The team read and discussed a consulting firm review of the current University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service administrative structure and recommendations provided by the consultants. Focus then shifted to discussion of two...

  • By Laura Stephenson  September 5, 2019

    A transition team comprised of Extension faculty, specialists and associates has been named to provide feedback and suggestions on initiatives including campus support for county programming, partnerships to enhance Extension impact, and communications with clientele, partners and internal...

  • By Cooperative Extension Service  August 6, 2019

    An agent transition team has been named to provide feedback and suggestions on many current initiatives including university/county program collaboration, a structural reorganization and implementation of the community needs assessments. This team will work closely with Laura Stephenson,...

  • By Administrative Transition Team  August 5, 2019

    The Extension Administrative Transition Team met August 5-6, 2019 to discuss administrative structure change for the University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service. The two-day meeting agenda focused on:

    Options for a new administrative system utilizing areas and regionsPotential job...
  • By Administrative Transition Team  July 10, 2019

    The Extension Administrative Transition Team held an initial meeting July 10, 2019. Discussions focused on a consulting firm review of the current University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service administrative structure and recommendations provided by the consultants. The team is early in...

  • By Cooperative Extension Service  June 25, 2019

    An administrative transition team has been named to assist Laura Stephenson, who will begin her term as associate dean and director of Cooperative Extension on Aug. 1. The team will assist with the many initiatives that will be undertaken in the weeks and months ahead including budgeting, a...