Pikeville http://wkyufm.org en Stumbo: No Extra Higher Education Funding Until UPike Becomes a State University http://wkyufm.org/post/stumbo-no-extra-higher-education-funding-until-upike-becomes-state-university <p>A battle may be brewing over the future of Kentucky higher education -- should the state add another state university, this one serving Appalachia? The leader of the Kentucky House said he won't support any extra funding for higher education until the University of Pikeville joins the state university system. Sun, 25 Nov 2012 19:20:14 +0000 22822 at http://wkyufm.org Stumbo: No Extra Higher Education Funding Until UPike Becomes a State University House Speaker Determined to Get University of Pikeville Bill Through Legislature http://wkyufm.org/post/house-speaker-determined-get-university-pikeville-bill-through-legislature <p>Kentucky House Speaker Greg Stumbo says the plan to make the University of Pikeville the ninth state university will not be derailed by the hectic session. Stumbo is the main legislative supporter of the measure. And he says despite redistricting, expanded gambling legislation and other barriers or distractions, his bill will continue moving forward. Tue, 21 Feb 2012 10:00:00 +0000 7641 at http://wkyufm.org