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Commentary: UK’s journey – like that of Lyman T. Johnson 70 years ago – is one of forward progress

By Eli Capilouto and Sonja Feist-Price Special to KyForward One man. One courageous step. Seventy years of a journey that is still unfolding and evolving. That is the story the University of Kentucky community is celebrating with particular reverence this month and throughout the next year. It is the story of an institution intentionally striving to be a community of belonging, even while acknowledging...

UK names longtime scholar, academic administrator to institutional diversity position

University of Kentucky President Eli Capilouto has tabbed a longtime UK scholar and academic administrator as the next vice president for institutional diversity. Sonja Feist-Price will begin her duties as vice president for institutional diversity on March 20, Capilouto announced this week to campus. Feist-Price has been at UK for nearly 25 years as a leading teacher and scholar in the College of...