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Asbury University prepares to inaugurate 18th president

Asbury University plans to inaugurate its 18th president, Kevin J. Brown, March 6th. 

All KSU freshmen to receive laptops…they get to keep if they graduate

Every first-time, full time freshman student at Kentucky State University this fall will receive a laptop computer. 

Regional university retirement bill moves to Senate

Kentucky’s regional state universities saw their employer contribution rate to the Kentucky Employees Retirement System skyrocket in 2018.

4 year graduation rate at EKU has doubled in 8 year span

The four-year graduation rate at Eastern Kentucky University continues its steady rise, and has now more than doubled in an eight-year span.

Berea named a “Best bang for your tuition buck” college

Berea College has been named a 'College That Pays You Back,' based on academic rigor, affordability and career outcomes for graduates.

Kentucky autism center to train first responders

The Kentucky Autism Training Center at University of Louisville is providing training to first responders.

Kentucky sets record for degrees, credentials awarded

Kentucky's public and independent colleges and universities conferred a record 70,146 degrees and credentials during the 2016-17 academic year.

Four KCTCS colleges ranked among best in the nation

Four Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS) colleges have been ranked among the top 150 in the country by the Aspen Institute.

Former public university foundation execs led nation in pay

Four former executives at the embattled University of Louisville Foundation led the nation in pay to public university foundation employees in 2014, leaving them potentially liable for IRS penalties.

Demolition begins on two dorms at EKU

RICHMOND, Ky. (WTVQ) -Plenty of change, at Eastern Kentucky University in the past few years. The spokesperson says it's the most construction the college...

Ex-UK board chairman on trial for rape has dementia

Mental health experts for the prosecution and defense say a former University of Kentucky board chairman who allegedly sexually assaulted a home care worker has a form of dementia that will worsen over time.

Kentucky judge rules university violated open records law

A Kentucky judge says the University of Kentucky shouldn't have withheld documents about a failed business deal from the Lexington Herald-Leader.

Airbnb Releases Kentucky University Economic Impact Report

Airbnb today released data indicating the meaningful economic impact of home sharing during major college commencement ceremonies throughout Kentucky

Transylvania University moves on after machete attack

Police say Mitchell Adkins, 19, from Cincinnati walked into Jazzman’s Cafe in the admissions building just before nine Friday morning with a machete and several other knives.

Boil water advisory in effect for Richmond

According to EKU President Michael Benson, a water main break is impacting all of Richmond.

High Point to Name New Basketball Court for Alum Tubby Smith

High Point University will name the basketball court in its planned new arena after University of Memphis men's basketball head coach Tubby Smith and his wife Donna Smith, who met while they attended the school.

EKU Basketball Player Arrested on Rape Charges

An Eastern Kentucky University basketball player, Jaylen Babb-Harrison was arrested Saturday morning and charged with first degree rape.

Ky. university funds could be based in part on degree types

Kentucky's university presidents are finalizing a plan that would create a way to tie some of their schools' state funding to performance outcomes such as higher graduation rates and more degrees in science and technology.

Trump Settles Trump University Suits for $25M: Official

Attorneys for President-elect Donald Trump have settled all three fraud civil lawsuits against the now-defunct Trump University for $25 million and no admission of wrongdoing, according to a source familiar with the settlement negotiations.

Students Honor Late Classmate at Transylvania University

Students at Transylvania University honored a former classmate Sunday.

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UPDATE: Court hears high-stakes Kentucky ‘historical racing’ case

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Feds start task force to go after Louisville carjackings

Cases would be prosecuted in federal court.

‘Crystal Rogers’ series to air Saturday on Oxygen

Six-part series first aired in 2018.