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‘Interim’ removed from Transylvania president’s title

Transylvania University's Board of Trustees took the unprecedented step of removing the "interim" tag from John Williams' title, making him the school's 27th president.

Dining expansion planned at UK’s Gatton Student Center

The UK Board of Trustees approved a proposal Friday for up to $25 million to expand dining space and increase student support space in the Gatton Student Center.

Despite teacher protests, public pension bill advances to House

On Thursday afternoon, the House State Government Committee passed HB 525 by a vote of 11-to-5.

Papa John’s founder apologizes after reportedly using slur

Papa John's founder John Schnatter is apologizing after reportedly using a racial slur during a conference call in May. 

Former University of Kentucky trustees chairman dead at 78

Former University of Kentucky board of trustees Chairman Billy Joe Miles has died. He was 78.

University of Louisville to end funding for campus newspaper

The University of Louisville is planning to cease funding for the campus newspaper amid the school's $48 million budget shortfall.

UofL won’t announce names of presidential finalists

University of Louisville trustees have decided on a presidential search process that won't identify the finalists before the next campus leader is chosen.

Judge rules former university board chairman OK for trial

A judge has ruled that former University of Kentucky board chairman Billy Joe Miles of Owensboro is competent to stand trial on rape and sodomy charges.

Burse appointed to University of Louisville board

Governor Bevin appoints former KSU President Raymond Burse to the University of Louisville board of trustees.

Tuition going up at UK, faculty/staff to receive raises

Tuition is going up next year at the University of Kentucky.

Kentucky’s retirement debt soars after pessimistic outlook

Kentucky's public pension debt grew by roughly $2 billion on Thursday when state regulators made dramatic changes to long-held investment assumptions.

Junior Bridgeman resigns from University of Louisville board of trustees

Former University of Louisville basketball star Junior Bridgeman has resigned from the university's board of trustees, saying he wants to focus on business.

New UofL Board Similar to Board Bevin Appointed Last Year

Republican Gov. Matt Bevin has appointed a new board of trustees for the University of Louisville that is nearly identical to the one he created last year that lead to the school being placed on probation.

Agency Says UofL Probation Due to Governor’s Actions

The accrediting body for the University of Louisville says it has placed the school on probation because Republican Gov. Matt Bevin interfered with the board of trustees' decisions and did not use a "fair process for the dismissal of board members."

Supreme Court Agrees to Hear University of Louisville Suit

Kentucky's highest court has agreed to fast track a lawsuit between the state's Republican governor and Democratic attorney general over the leadership of the University of Louisville.

Panel Adjourns Without Taking up UofL Governance Bill

Legislation to reshape the University of Louisville's governing body remains in flux after a House panel adjourned without taking up the measure.

UofL Maintains Accreditation but Placed on 1-Year Probation

The University of Louisville says it has maintained its accreditation but will be placed on one-year probation amid turmoil in its governance.

UPDATE: Judge will not reverse UofL ruling, despite Bevin’s request

A Kentucky judge will not reverse his ruling declaring Republican Gov. Matt Bevin was wrong to abolish and replace the board of trustees at the University of Louisville.

Judge permanently blocks Bevin’s order abolishing UofL board

A Kentucky judge says Gov. Matt Bevin does not have the power to abolish and replace the University of Louisville's board of trustees.

Beshear warns Bevin’s UofL order could harm other schools

Democratic Attorney General Andy Beshear says Republican Gov. Matt Bevin's decision to abolish and replace the University of Louisville board of trustees could affect the accreditation of all the state's public universities.

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