Bowling Green, Ky – A recent report from the Council on Postsecondary Education reveals that the number of students receiving degrees from Kentucky colleges and universities was at a record level in May. And one of the most dramatic increases in the number of graduates was found in the number of Master's and Doctoral degrees. Dr. Richard Bowker is Dean of Graduate Studies and Research at WKU. He says strong graduate programs have a positive impact on the entire school. He spoke to our Dan Modlin.