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UK Board to consider funding for demolition of Kirwan-Blanding Residence Hall Complex

University of Kentucky President Eli Capilouto next week will ask the UK Board of Trustees to approve a funding proposal to demolish the Kirwan-Blanding Residence Hall Complex and Dining Commons as part of a plan to construct new student living space, add new greenspace and preserve a majestic tree allée that underscores UK’s commitment to the natural environment. “The proposed transformation...

UK’s body bequeathal program to be overhauled after audit finds shortcomings

  The University of Kentucky’s body bequeathal program will be overhauled, including a transition to third-party administrator to manage it, following a comprehensive audit, President Eli Capilouto announced.   “I want to apologize on behalf of the entire UK community for the failings we uncovered in this important program.” — UK President Eli Capilouto The audit uncovered...

Staffers who prepare University of Kentucky budget know it tells story of what’s important

This photograph of the University of Kentucky is taken from the garden behind the president’s home, Maxwell House, and looking onto Margaret I. King Library, the Art Library and the Fine Arts Building. (Photo by Whitney Hale)   By Eric Monday Special to KyForward   The University of Kentucky Board of Trustees on Tuesday will vote on a $3 billion budget for the 2014-2015 year.   More...