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Lexington-Fayette County Board of Health names Michael Friesen as 2020-2021 board chair

The Lexington-Fayette County Board of Health elected Michael Friesen as chair for the 2020-21 fiscal year, which began July 1. Friesen is a vice president at Traditional Bank in Lexington with 15 years of commercial banking experience. He is a native of Lexington and graduated from Henry Clay High School. Friesen has an MBA from the University of Kentucky and BSBA-Finance from the University of Richmond....

Dr. E. Bruce Heilman, Campbellsville Junior College alumnus and CU Board of Trustee member, dies at 93

Dr. E. Bruce Heilman, Campbellsville Junior College 1949 alumnus and Campbellsville University Board of Trustees member as well as chancellor at the University of Richmond, died Saturday, Oct. 19. He was 93. Heilman served as a member of the Campbellsville University Board of Trustees for over 25 years. He was the driving force for the construction of the E. Bruce Heilman Student Complex with a third...

Distinguished academic leader Heilman to speak at Campbellsville’s undergraduate commencement

Dr. E. Bruce Heilman, the chancellor of the University of Richmond, will speak at Campbellsville University’s undergraduate commencement ceremonies on May 12 in Powell Athletic Center. Heilman will present his grandson, Nick van der Meer of Richmond, Virginia, his diploma at the noon ceremony. Heilman will also speak at the 9 a.m. undergraduate ceremony. Dr. E. Bruce HeilmanDr. Michael V. Carter,...