Higher Education

UK President Interviewed
6:04 am
Mon February 27, 2012

UK President Comments on Budget

Dr. Eli Capilouto visits the studios of WKU Public Radio
WKU Public Radio

University of Kentucky President Eli Capilouto says looming budget cuts are a serious concern for higher education across Kentucky. He says a large percentage of college students in Kentucky are already borrowing money to attend classes, and he says higher tuition rates aren't the answer for funding problems. He spoke with Dan Modlin.

3:58 pm
Thu February 2, 2012

Leaders of UK and U of L Put Best Faces Possible on Proposed Higher Education Cuts

U of L President Jim Ramsey

Kentucky’s two largest universities are facing grim futures with more budget cuts planned for the coming years. But the schools' presidents say they can survive.

University of Kentucky President Eli Capilouto and University of Louisville President James Ramsey addressed the Senate Education Committee today.

They did not attempt to talk their way out of proposed 6.4 percent budget cuts. Instead, both men talked highly of their current programs and their ability to survive past budget cuts.

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