Tom Godell

General Manager

Tom Godell has been the General Manager of WUKY since April 2004. Earlier in his career he served as Senior Producer with WBHM in Birmingham AL, Program Director of WLRH in Huntsville AL, and Associate Director of Broadcasting for Southern Illinois University in Carbondale. He is a dog lover, cycling enthusiast, second baseman (willing to play anytime, anywhere), and music fanatic. His writings on music have appeared in the American Record Guide, Fanfare magazine, the All Music Guide, and RCA Records.

Ways to Connect

This week Carl Nathe is our guest host. He and George Brown discuss activities planned for this year’s observance of Martin Luther King Day on January 19th.

To promote sustainability at UK, the President’s Sustainability Advisory Committee awarded $100,000 to seven campus teams earlier this month. UK Sustainability Coordinator Shane Tedder and Suzette Walling of the Tracy Farmer Institute discuss these seven projects and their impact on campus and the Lexington community. More information is available at

This week we eavesdrop on a conversation between UK African American Studies professor DaMaris Hill and her student Nathan Moore. Under discussion is a recent anthology that showcases multiculturalism and characters of color – Mothership: Tales from Afrofuturism & Beyond edited by Bill Campbell and Edward Austin Hall.

The Women & Philanthropy Network at UK has distributed nearly $1 million in grants to students and programs at the University.

UK Senior Nathan Moore spent this past summer in New York City as a Schomburg Mellon Fellow. He tells of his experience there and his continued studies of African American literature and slave narratives.

Back in the USSR this week.

This week Executive Vice President for Finance and Administration Eric Monday discusses the strategies that UK has employed to keep tuition affordable for the citizens of Kentucky.

UK Opera Theatre Preview

Jul 30, 2014

This week a preview of UK Opera Theatre’s new season with Everett McCorvey and Diana Hallmann. Tickets: 233-3535.

Signature Series Preview

Jul 16, 2014

A preview of the 2014-15 Signature Series at UK’s Singletary Center with Center Director Michael Grice and Marketing Director Matt Gibson.

This week we meet the UK Art Museum’s new director, Stuart Horodner.