All posts tagged "Frankfort"

  • Isaac Sanchez, interim president, Greg Postel
    Greg Postel testifies to KY lawmakers on the “state of the university”

    By Janet Dake —  After fallout from an FBI investigation into paying recruits to join its basketball program, U of L Interim President Greg Postel delivered a “state of the university” testimony to lawmakers in Frankfort Sept....

    • Posted October 1, 2017
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  • The Louisville Cardinal News
    Students to rally for higher education

    By Paul Logsdon— Students from Kentucky’s public universities will rally for higher education in Frankfort Feb. 13 at 1 p.m. According to Student Government Association President Aaron Vance, the rally is being held to fight state budget cuts to...

    • Posted February 1, 2017
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  • Kentucky state senator proposes tuition freeze bill

    By Andrew Hebert– As temperatures across the Bluegrass plummet toward zero, a different type of freeze is being discussed in Frankfort. Representative Dan Seum from Louisville is attempting to help the financial strain of college in Kentucky...

    • Posted January 22, 2016
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  • The Louisville Cardinal News
    Dana Mayton leaves U of L for Conway campaign

    By Jacob Abrahamson– The University of Louisville’s head lobbyist, Dana Mayton, has left the University to join Jack Conway’s campaign for governor. Mayton, who since 2011 has served as U of L’s senior vice president for governmental...

    • Posted September 6, 2015
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  • Rideshare industry innovation could be halted in Kentucky

    By Stewart Lewis– Two companies have revolutionized after-dark transportation over the past few years and, in the process, issued warning orders to taxi companies who have had a monopoly on late night transportation for decades. Taxi companies...

    • Posted September 7, 2014
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  • The view from the Capitol: U of L construction, alcohol consumption and student protests

    By Rae Hodge– Universities took action this week in the state Capitol. President Eli Capilouto of the University of Kentucky acted as spokesman on behalf of six of the state’s public universities, while students chanted in halls...

    • Posted February 27, 2013
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  • Postsecondary Education council gives chair, vice chair second terms

    By Wesley Kerrick– The Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education recently re-elected its chair and vice chair, keeping them at the helm of an agency that plays a vital role in U of L’s key decisions. At its...

    • Posted February 19, 2013
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  • This week in Frankfort: One dean honored, two smoking bands considered and a hundred baby bibs hung

    By Rae Hodge–   The Kentucky legislature resumed business in Frankfort in the last week, and swiftly began taking up legislation in committee and chamber. The following events are highlights from the week’s activities, including celebrations, landmark...

    • Posted February 13, 2013
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  • UofL students to rally in Frankfort against mountaintop removal

    Head a couple hours southeast of Louisville, and you will find yourself in the heart of Kentucky’s Appalachian region. And in the midst of controversy. Last Monday, a coalition of environmental groups filed a lawsuit against the...

    • Posted February 5, 2013
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  • Knocking on the door: A student’s guide to effective lobbying

    By Rae Hodge– As the legislature in Frankfort prepares to open its doors for the 2013 session beginning Feb. 5, grassroots organizations and student activists are revving up for another year of rallying and marching. Participation in...

    • Posted January 23, 2013
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