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Resolution on Shared Governance at UK approved in Senate Council meeting

Resolution on Shared Governance at UK approved in Senate Council meeting

Lilly Keith, Reporter April 13, 2024

The proposed “Resolution on University Senate Principles on Shared Governance” was approved by the Senate Council on April 8, causing a Student Government Association member to leave the meeting room...

Brandi Frisby named associate provost for academic affairs

Brandi Frisby named associate provost for academic affairs

Ava Bumgarner, Reporter April 12, 2024

Acting dean and professor Brandi N. Frisby of the College of Communication and Information will serve as the new associate provost for academic affairs, according to an email sent out by Provost Robert...

UK extends enrollment deadline for the fall 2024 semester for first-year students

UK extends enrollment deadline for the fall 2024 semester for first-year students

Aimee Pierce, Reporter April 11, 2024

The University of Kentucky is extending the confirmation deadline for first-year students wanting to enroll for the fall 2024 semester to May 15, 2024. The email was released Tuesday, April 9 and said...

Faculty expressed desire to be ‘true partners’ with administration at UK

Faculty expressed desire to be ‘true partners’ with administration at UK

Casey Sebastiano, News Editor March 28, 2024

A University of Kentucky Senate Council meeting was held to discuss the next steps in the process of assessing the proposed changes to UK’s shared governance model. UK President Eli Capilouto spoke...

Tensions remain high amidst proposed changes to shared governance structure

Tensions remain high amidst proposed changes to shared governance structure

Cole Parke, Sports Editor March 12, 2024

The University of Kentucky Senate Council met in an open meeting to discuss the changes to the leadership model proposed by President Eli Capilouto and Deloitte. Across both the in-person meeting and...

University of Kentucky President Eli Capilouto speaks during a Board of Trustees meeting on Friday, Feb. 23, 2024, at the Gatton Student Center in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Samuel Colmar | Staff

UK Board of Trustees approve resolution redefining governance and reflect on achievements

Aimee Pierce, Reporter February 28, 2024

The University of Kentucky Board of Trustees met on Feb. 23 to vote on a resolution that could change UK’s governing relations and to look back on what the university has accomplished in recent years.  During...

UK to increase housing and dining rates for 2024-25

UK to increase housing and dining rates for 2024-25

Casey Sebastiano, Staff Reporter December 6, 2023

The Board of Trustees announced the 2024-25 housing and dining rates during their December meeting, according to a release from UKNOW. A 3.75% housing rate increase and an average 3% dining rate increase...

University of Kentucky President Eli Capiluto speaks during the board of trustees meeting on Friday, Sept. 15, 2023 at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Travis Fannon | Staff

UK Board of Trustees appoints high-level staff members

Courtney Suber, Staff Reporter September 18, 2023

The University of Kentucky Board of Trustees met to approve the appointments of new high-level staff positions on Friday, Sept. 16. The meeting began with the swearing-in of two new trustees, Samuel...

UK president Eli Capilouto speaks during a Board of Trustees meeting on Friday, Sept. 16, 2022, at the Gatton Student Center in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

Capilouto announces Bob DiPaola and Eric Monday as new Co-Executive Vice President for Health Affairs

Casey Sebastiano, Reporter August 6, 2023

UK president Eli Capilouto sent a campus-wide email on August 1 to inform the campus community of recent changes within UK HealthCare (UKHC). According to the email, Capilouto asked Bob DiPaola and...

US Supreme Court’s final rulings of the term to affect college students

US Supreme Court’s final rulings of the term to affect college students

Casey Sebastiano, Reporter July 6, 2023

The Supreme Court made its final rulings of the term on June 29 and 30. Two of the rulings will affect the college admissions process and student loan borrowers. The Court ruled to restrict the use...

Capilouto announces search committee for next Executive Vice President for Health Affairs

Capilouto announces search committee for next Executive Vice President for Health Affairs

Casey Sebastiano, Reporter January 30, 2023

President Eli Capilouto announced the search committee for the next Executive Vice President for Health Affairs (EVPHA) at UK in a campus wide email on Jan. 30. The committee will be replacing previous...

A community member receives a COVID-19 test on Friday, Feb. 5, 2021, at UK’s Kroger Field testing site in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

UK employees suspended for noncompliance with COVID-19 testing

Kaleb Littleton November 12, 2021

Twenty-four University of Kentucky employees are on administrative leave for not complying with COVID-19 testing requirements.In August, UK mandated that students and employees who have not received a...

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