higher education reform http://weku.fm en Patton Recalls Higher Education Reforms http://weku.fm/post/patton-recalls-higher-education-reforms <p><span class="article-content"><span>Pikeville College President Paul Patton served two terms as Kentucky&#39;s governor, but his first-term accomplishments likely will be his legacy.&nbsp; And the reason is higher education reform.&nbsp; In 1997, two years into his first term, Patton convinced lawmakers to approve a comprehensive package of&nbsp;post-secondary education reforms. The most controversial prong required the University of Kentucky to relinquish control of the state&#39;s community and technical colleges. Fri, 24 Jun 2011 01:09:54 +0000 Tony McVeigh, Kentucky Public Radio 7276 at http://weku.fm Patton Recalls Higher Education Reforms