Bowling Green, Ky – A major financial gift to the WKU engineering program will create an endowed chair in robotics and automation engineering. The gift comes from a pair of WKU graduates, Don and Jennifer Gruelich of Louisville. With state budget cuts impacting higher education, private sector support is growing more important than ever, according to WKU President Gary Ransdell. Dan Modlin reports.
Frankfort, Ky – Governor Beshear has delivered his first budget address to lawmakers. His plan contains some tough medicine for Kentucky's higher education institutions. Here's an audio archive of the Governor's speech.
Frankfort, Ky – There was some drama in Frankfort as the filing deadline passed to run for public office in Kentucky this year. Second District Rep. Ron Lewis of Hardin County is not running for re-election. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh has the story.
Frankfort, Ky – The Kentucky Medical Association says there's a serious doctor shortage in the commonwealth and hopes lawmakers will help remedy the situation. We get more from Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh.