Education

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Leaders of the University of Louisville and its foundation are pledging to continue working through their differences even amid more public dissent.

University of Tennessee at Martin

University of Tennessee President Joe DiPietro is recommending Keith Carver to serve as chancellor of University of Tennessee at Martin. 

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Update: Governor Matt Bevin responds. Also updated with statement from Murray State University.

Kentucky's highest court says Governor Matt Bevin cannot cut the budgets of public colleges and universities without the approval of the state legislature.

Dr. Bob Davies, Murray State University

Murray State University is in the process of conceptualizing learning experiences focused on "student centered" experiences and "experiential learning" - quality factors championed by MSU President Dr. Bob Davies as metrics for performance funding is also underway with state education and government leaders. On Sounds Good, Matt Markgraf spoke with Davies about these topics, family weekend and an update on the issue of mold appearing in some of the buildings on campus.

WKU

The president of Western Kentucky University is announcing several initiatives following a pair of incidents on campus involving hate speech.

Gary Ransdell told faculty and staff in an email Tuesday that the school will create a President’s Committee on Diversity and Embracement.

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James Ramsey, the embattled former president of the University of Louisville, stepped down Friday from his role as president of its Foundation.

Universities and drug companies that use human volunteers for research face tough new rules designed to make sure that valuable information from these volunteers is widely available, not only to the volunteers themselves but to scientists trying to advance medical science.

The rules currently on the books are confusing and often ignored.

via Murray State Public Relations

Murray State University has a new director of alumni relations. Carrie McGinnis now leads the office, serving as a link to nearly 70,000 alumni. 

via Governor's Office

Governor Matt Bevin ceremonially signed a bill Friday requiring public schools give students cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) training. 

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A collaborative project involving the University of Kentucky and US Forest Service to establish a network sharing comprehensive tree health and genetic data between scientists and the public is moving forward.

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