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University of Kentucky to develop master plan aimed at creating more diverse, equitable campus

Meg Mills University of Kentucky How can the look and layout of a campus make a community more diverse, just and equitable? That’s the central question being grappled with by a multidisciplinary project team that is part of the University of Kentucky’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion effort — a comprehensive campus-wide initiative, designed to foster a community at UK committed to acceptance...

Dr. Geraldine Young among 25 outstanding women honored by Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Frontier Nursing University (FNU) Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer Dr. Geraldine Young is being recognized as a Leading Woman in Higher Education by Diverse: Issues in Higher Education magazine. This is the 10th consecutive year that Diverse has published this annual special report annually recognizing 25 women and their contributions to higher education. The issue will be published on March 4,...

KDA welcomes industry veteran Sara Barnes as Director of Industry Responsibility and Sustainability

The Kentucky Distillers’ Association on Tuesday announced that industry veteran Sara Barnes has joined the nonprofit trade group as Director of Industry Responsibility and Sustainability. Barnes comes to the KDA from the Bourbon Women Association where she spent two years as Managing Director. She previously served for four years at Boone County Distilling Co. as Marketing and Events Coordinator...

Troy Ellis named chair of EKU Foundation Board; replaces outgoing chairwoman Maribeth Berman

Troy Ellis, ‘87, BBA in Computer Systems Information, has been named chair of the Eastern Kentucky University Foundation Board, replacing outgoing chairwoman Maribeth Berman. “I’m very happy to serve. I serve a University that has given me so much. I almost feel like it’s an obligation. I want to do what I can to ensure that others have the same opportunities that I was given,” said Ellis....