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Kentucky Kernel

The Main Building on Friday, April 10, 2020, at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

UK holds open forums for new provost candidates

Saige McFarlane May 2, 2022

Candidates for UK’s next provost gave open forums for faculty and staff over the past two weeks.The former provost, David W. Blackwell, did not extend his tenure last July, as he wanted to pursue a position...

Colleen Scott and JuRang Kim

JuRang Kim and Colleen Scott: Two missing instruments, a lack of security cameras, and an unexpected friendship

Gillian Stawiszynski June 29, 2021

    This May, two students at UK’s College of Fine Arts were put into an incredibly stressful situation. Their on-campus lockers were broken into, and their instruments were stolen. “I felt so...

UK halts search for dean of Graduate School

UK has halted its search for a new dean of the Graduate School after concerns about the search process were raised to administration, according to an email sent Tuesday, May 11, 2021.The selection process...

UK provost David Blackwell wont renew tenure, Capilouto says

UK provost David Blackwell won’t renew tenure, Capilouto says

Barkley Truax January 19, 2021

The latest update in a string of administrative hirings and restructuring is the announcement that Provost David Blackwell will not renew his tenure following the end of his term in June of 2021.UK president...

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Interim Dean of A&S College Christian Brady addresses his position

Lauren Campbell September 24, 2020

Interim Dean of the Arts & Sciences College Dr. Christian Brady spoke of his current role within the A&S College, the outlook for the college, and the search for a permanent Dean in a conversation...

Provost says Kornbluh out as dean of Arts & Sciences

Provost says Kornbluh out as dean of Arts & Sciences

Kernel Staff August 31, 2020

Dr. Mark Kornbluh is no longer serving as Dean of the Arts & Sciences College. Christian Brady, Dean of the Lewis Honors College, will serve as interim Dean.Kornbluh’s leaving was announced by Provost...

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Op-ed: The Kernel’s tenuous averaging

Luke Schlake February 5, 2020

Why do we say “read the fine print?”Because it's a lot easier to believe and accept something written in big font. The first week of the semester, the Kentucky Kernel proclaimed that ”UK's female...

This graph shows starting salaries for all 19 of UKs deans using data from their offer letters, which were obtained by the Kernel. Graphic by Haley Robey | Staff

UK’s female deans average lower pay, analysis finds

Natalie Parks February 3, 2020

UK’s female deans for undergraduate colleges are on average paid 17 percent less than their male counterparts, a Kernel analysis of UK salary data shows.In addition to the pay gap, women account for...

Dr. Jennifer Greer will assume her role as the new dean of UKs College of Communications and Information in August of 2019.

UK Communications college will need millions to jump start process for new building

Rick Childress September 26, 2019

A highly anticipated new College of Communications building is no longer on track, the college's dean said Wednesday, locking faculty, staff and students into less-than-ideal temporary spaces for the foreseeable...

There is an urgent need for more good boys (and girls) on campus

Dylan Wain September 18, 2019

I’ll be honest, I’m a simple guy with simple needs. Just like the rest of you, I need more dogs on campus! I have noticed a dangerously low level of dogs walking around campus. I am in favor of more...

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After a prolonged search, UK Libraries announces new dean

Emily Laytham June 1, 2019

UK has found its new Dean of Libraries following the decision’s initial postponement to the fall semester.July 15th will mark Doug Way’s first day as the new Dean of Libraries, according to a UK Now...

Justin Jay Miller has been selected as the College of Social Works new dean. | Photo provided by UKPR. 

UK College of Social Work names new dean

Addison Lander May 29, 2019

Starting July 1st, the University of Kentucky’s College of Social Work will be welcoming a new dean to its faculty, according to a press release sent out by UKNow.Justin “Jay” Miller previously served...

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