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Western Kentucky University President Timothy Caboni says shoring up the state’s pension system is more than a political conversation. He says it has real implications for universities.

Courtesy of Hopkinsville Community College

Hopkinsville Community College has a new president. Kentucky Community and Technical College System President Jay Box has appointed Alissa Young as president of HCC.

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Murray State University's Board of Regents are praising the university's handling of the dorm explosion over the summer. 

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Murray State University is razing a residential college on campus. The Board of Regents voted on Friday to raze Springer College as early as this Spring. 

MSU Police Chief Swears in New Murray State Regents

Aug 25, 2017
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Murray State University Police Chief Jamie Herring swore in two new regents on Friday.

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Murray State University President Bob Davies said he doesn't predict a Charlottesville-like event on campus but isn't ruling out 'occurrences' in the future.

Kentucky WAVE Initiative

 The West Kentucky Alliance For a Vibrant Economy (WAVE) is hosting a training course for aspiring entrepreneurs.

UT Martin Sees Increased Enrollment, Retention Rates

Aug 24, 2017
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The University of Tennessee at Martin Chancellor is celebrating record breaking retention rates and increased enrollment.

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Illinois' legislative leaders are set to continue negotiations on a possible solution to the state's school funding impasse.

Abstaining from sexual activity is a surefire way to prevent pregnancy and avoid sexually transmitted diseases. But programs advocating abstinence often fail to prevent young people from having sex, researchers write in the September issue of the Journal of Adolescent Health.

Such programs, sometimes referred to as "abstinence only until marriage" programs, typically advocate monogamous, heterosexual marriage as the only appropriate context for sexual intercourse and as the only certain way to avoid unwanted pregnancies and sexually transmitted diseases.

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