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In an effort to clean up a “culture of secrecy,” the University of Louisville Board of Trustees voted Friday to potentially sue its own foundation.

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The president of the University of Kentucky says he’s confident higher education leaders will be able to finalize a performance-based funding model.

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Kentucky college and university presidents aren't shying away from performance funding set to go into effect next summer, but a philosophical disagreement between them remains ahead of a December deadline. 

Members of Paducah’s NAACP chapter and the Community Clergy Fellowship held a press conference this week to voice their discontent with Paducah Public School’s hiring procedures.

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  UT Martin has announced the building of a new engineering facility that will give students and local industry leaders the chance to work together. 

The new facility is big enough to accommodate large projects like a small airplane, something that engineering seniors will actually be building for their capstone projects. 

But the aim of the new facility isn’t just to give students the space to finish engineering projects, but to give the area the opportunity for industry growth.

Overall enrollment at SIU's Carbondale campus is now below 16,000 students.

Former University of Kentucky board chairman Billy Joe Miles was charged Tuesday with rape, sodomy and bribing a witness. Arraignment has been set for September 26

The state charged the 76-year-old Miles in Daviess County Circuit Court with one count each of first-degree rape, first-degree sodomy and bribing a witness. According to the Lexington Herald-Leader, the rape allegedly occurred on or about July 2. The person making the allegation isn't identified.

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Dr. Michael Bordieri and Tracy Ross discuss the secrets to being successful during and after college on Sounds Good.

The University of Kentucky will benefit from the latest gift from a foundation tied to a Lexington auto dealership.

A $10 million gift from the Don Jacobs Charitable Foundation, announced Tuesday, means further investment in undergraduate science education at UK.  A majority of the contribution, $8 million, will go toward the new academic science building that now bears the name Don and Cathy Jacobs Science Building.  Don Jacobs, well-known in Lexington, passed away last spring.

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The Performance Funding Work Group meets in Frankfort Wednesday to establish recommendations for a portion of higher education state appropriation.