Bowling Green, Ky – WKU Athletics Director Wood Selig announced recently that the school would eliminate the men's soccer program due to budget constraints. This has obviously angered the campus and local soccer community, with many of them marching on WKU President Gary Ransdell's house to voice their displeasure. Joe Corcoran reports.
Bowling Green, Ky – Officials at Mammoth Cave National Park are looking at several plans to preserve the trail system at the world-famous site. Pubic Information Officer Vicki Carson spoke to Dan Modlin about the efforts.
Bowling Green, Ky – In an effort to boost the number of college graduates in Kentucky, the Council on Postsecondary Education is hosting an Adult Learner Summit in Lexington this week. Interim CPE President Brad Cowgill says adults are critical if the state is to meet its goal of doubling the number of degree-holders by 2020.
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.