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Overhaul of university funding in Kentucky takes first step toward law

Kentucky legislators took the first step in creating a new way of funding higher education that would funnel $1 billion in state funding through a formula based on institutional success. The Senate Appropriations and Revenue Committee voted 12-1 to pass Senate Bill 153, the work of Sen. David Givens, R-Greensburg, the Council on Postsecondary Education and public university presidents.

Education

Kentucky State faculty told to keep quiet on presidential search controversy

Amid growing concerns over Kentucky State University’s presidential search, the acting provost told faculty Wednesday that they must refrain “immediately” from discussing the search with their students in class. Provost Candice Love Jackson said some students had complained that some faculty had talked about the presidential search in class, according to an email obtained by the Herald-Leader.

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UK students march against immigration ban

University of Kentucky students march to support international students and against President Trump's travel ban on Feb. 9, 2017.
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UK students march against immigration ban 1:03

UK students march against immigration ban

EKU pedway reopens 0:41

EKU pedway reopens

Why does Lexington need a new flag? 3:39

Why does Lexington need a new flag?

Sidewalk signs warn UK students about distracted walking 0:39

Sidewalk signs warn UK students about distracted walking