Eli Capilouto http://wkyufm.org en University of Kentucky Could Lift Ban on Alcohol By Fall Semester http://wkyufm.org/post/university-kentucky-could-lift-ban-alcohol-fall-semester <p>The University of Kentucky is set to allow alcohol on campus with specific guidelines yet to be determined.&nbsp;&nbsp; The announcement came this afternoon from UK President Eli Capilouto.&nbsp; UK has been an alcohol free campus for more than a decade.&nbsp;&nbsp; UK Student Government Association President Roshan Palli served on the Student Health and Safety Workgroup which compiled the report.</p><p>"We want our students on campus when they're engaging in social activities and when they're not, so we don't want alcohol to be an issue that we choose to force off our campus,” said Palli.&nbsp; “Exactly where, you know, that's a good question.&nbsp; I think that's definitely what the implementation committee gonna be having to explore."</p><p>Palli hopes the revised alcohol policy can be implemented by the beginning of the fall semester.&nbsp; The report also calls for extending the Code of Student Conduct beyond the campus boundaries.<br /> Thu, 24 Apr 2014 23:25:50 +0000 Stu Johnson (Kentucky Public Radio) 47111 at http://wkyufm.org University of Kentucky Could Lift Ban on Alcohol By Fall Semester UK President Announces Softer Budget Cuts http://wkyufm.org/post/uk-president-announces-softer-budget-cuts <p>University of Kentucky President Eli Capilouto says budget cuts won't be as drastic as first planned in fiscal year 2013-14 because of increased enrollment and higher tuition revenue. Tue, 06 Nov 2012 01:31:26 +0000 Associated Press 21837 at http://wkyufm.org UK President Announces Softer Budget Cuts UK Faculty Blasts School President in Memo http://wkyufm.org/post/uk-faculty-blasts-school-president-memo <p>The University of Kentucky Senate Council says UK President Eli Capilouto has created a <span class="lingo_link" style="cursor: pointer; display: inline; font-family: Georgia,&quot;Times New Roman&quot;,Times,serif; font-size: 15px; font-weight: 400; font-style: normal;">budget crisis.</span> The <span class="lingo_link" style="cursor: pointer; display: inline; font-family: Georgia,&quot;Times New Roman&quot;,Times,serif; font-size: 15px; font-weight: 400; font-style: normal;">Lexington Herald-Leader</span> reported the faculty group sent a memo to Capilouto on Thursday in which members said they recognized dwindling state financial support was part of a cutback, but said the current budget crisis is largely due to presidential priorities that include more than $50 million in new spending. Fri, 05 Oct 2012 13:22:44 +0000 Associated Press 20264 at http://wkyufm.org UK President Announces Curbs on Drinking at Football Games http://wkyufm.org/post/uk-president-announces-curbs-drinking-football-games <p>Some tailgaters won’t be imbibing before the University of Kentucky’s football game against South Carolina this weekend. UK President Eli Capilouto has imposed an alcohol ban for non-reserved tailgating spots near the stadium in Lexington. Thu, 27 Sep 2012 18:13:46 +0000 Associated Press 19873 at http://wkyufm.org UK President Receives Mixed Review http://wkyufm.org/post/uk-president-receives-mixed-review <P>University of Kentucky President Eli Capilouto has received a mostly positive review after a year on the job but he won't receive a performance bonus.</P> <P>Board of Trustees Chairman Britt Brockman says the board decided against a bonus because of their tight financial situation but would have liked to give one for Capilouto's "extraordinary" work on facilities and undergraduate education. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports there was some constructive criticism from board members and the campus community citing the need for better communication during crises such as layoffs. Wed, 12 Sep 2012 10:57:55 +0000 Associated Press 19023 at http://wkyufm.org UK Trustees Approve Budget Plan http://wkyufm.org/post/uk-trustees-approve-budget-plan <p>Trustees at the University of Kentucky have voted in favor of a $2.6 billion budget for the coming year. The plan offers no pay raises for UK employees, but President Eli Capilouto says he hopes to set aside funds for&nbsp; 5% merit pay raises for staff and faculty in the 2013-2014 fiscal year. Tue, 19 Jun 2012 21:02:33 +0000 Associated Press & Dan Modlin 14319 at http://wkyufm.org UK Trustees Approve Budget Plan