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CHRONICAL OF HIGHER EDUCATION

Western Kentucky University is asking a court to put its lawsuit against the student newspaper on hold.  WKU is suing the College Heights Herald over an open records request into the school’s sexual misconduct investigations. 

Karen Roach, 123RF.com

The Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education has approved a three to five percent limit on tuition increases for the upcoming school year. 

via Western Kentucky University Police Department Webpage

  A bill in the Kentucky General Assembly would allow concealed carry permit holders to bring their weapons on to college campuses.  Proponents say that would prevent school shootings, or stop them once they began.  Mitch Walker is the interim police chief at Western Kentucky University.  He said he doesn’t think concealed carry training is extensive enough.

 

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Western Kentucky University President Gary Ransdell is preparing to write a new chapter in his higher education career.  Dr. Ransdell will retire from WKU on June 30 after leading the school for two decades. 

Becca Schimmel, WKU Public Radio

The man picked to be Western Kentucky University’s next president says every employee’s mission must be to help students attain a degree.

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The search for Western Kentucky University's next president is narrowing with the current number of candidates under consideration dropping to four. 

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Western Kentucky University has hired Mike Sanford as the next head football coach. 

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The Western Kentucky University presidential search committee is meeting in closed session Thursday and Friday in Nashville.

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  Western Kentucky University is seeking a declaratory judgment against the Kentucky Retirement System.  The feud relates to the pension benefits of former buildings and grounds workers.

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Five people have been arrested at Western Kentucky University after demonstrators began protesting the election of Donald Trump as president.

Protesters clashed with Trump supporters Wednesday evening outside a residence hall.

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