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EKU increasing number of business degree options available 100 percent online this fall

Eastern Kentucky University is increasing the number of business degree options available 100 percent online. Beginning in Fall 2020, students can earn their BBA online in one of three new areas – management, marketing and finance. An undergraduate certificate in global supply chain management is also coming online and can be added to any BBA to boost credentials. Enrollment for all options is open...

Amye Bensenhaver: Resisting tranparency at all costs — and that’s why open records laws exist

It is deeply disturbing that a public agency — whose compliance with state transparency laws is found by the Kentucky Auditor of Public Accounts to fall “drastically short” — concludes its response to the auditor’s examination with the statement that it “compl[ies] with all governing statutes *to the extent possible.*” This is how the Kentucky Retirement Systems responded to Auditor Mike...

It will be Bevin vs. Beshear in Nov. 5 general election; matchups for other state constitutional offices set

By Tom Latek and Mark Maynard Kentucky Today Kentucky voters have spoken – or at least nearly 20 percent of them – and the race for the governor’s seat is going to be a battle between two political heavyweight rivals. Republican Gov. Matt Bevin received 51 percent of the party’s vote in Tuesday’s primary in his bid for reelection and Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear will be his opponent...