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Local/Regional News
2:51 pm
Tue October 8, 2013

Capilouto Gets Flu Vaccination, Encourages Others To Follow Suit

UK President Eli Capilouto gets his season flu shot
Credit Rebecca Smith

UK President Eli Capilouto rolled up his sleeve and got his flu shot on Tuesday, encouraging others to follow suit.

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Local/Regional News
8:00 pm
Tue March 19, 2013

UK Tuition and Fees to Increase Three Percent

The Main Building at the University of Kentucky

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Tuition, fees, and on-campus housing rates are on the rise at the University of Kentucky. UK’s Board of Trustees approved the changes at its meeting Tuesday afternoon.

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WUKY In Depth
8:40 am
Tue February 12, 2013

President Capilouto Outlines Campus Revitalization Plan

LEXINGTON, Ky. - This week on UK Market Viewpoint, Gatton College President Dave Blackwell talks with UK President Eli Capilouto about the school's public - private partnership for new campus housing, as well as the progress of House Bill 7, which allows Kentucky colleges to self-finance millions of dollars in construction projects.

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1:34 pm
Thu September 27, 2012

University Looks To Head Off Unruly Gameday Behavior

LEXINGTON, Ky. - An increased police presence will be visible along Cooper Drive as UK's football team takes on South Carolina this weekend. University spokesperson Jay Blanton says UK president Eli Capilouto has also banned alcohol, DJS, and bands from non-reserved tailgating spots in response to fights that broke out in the wake of UK’s loss to Western Kentucky University September 15th.

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Local/Regional News
2:25 pm
Wed September 19, 2012

UK To Reexamine Alcohol Policy

LEXINGTON, Ky. - University of Kentucky president Eli Capilouto has signaled that he is open to revisiting the university’s alcohol policy, which currently prohibits drinking on campus. The issue figures heavily into UK’s relationship with surrounding neighborhoods.

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Local/Regional News
4:36 pm
Tue September 11, 2012

Capilouto Gets Mostly Positive Job Review

LEXINGTON, Ky.  _  University of Kentucky President Eli Capilouto has received a mostly positive review after a year on the job but won't receive a performance bonus.  That word was made official Tuesday by UK Board of Trustees Chair Britt Brockman.

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Local/Regional News
3:38 pm
Tue August 21, 2012

Habitat For Humanity Fundraiser Features Celebrity Burger Flippers

LEXINGTON, Ky. - One Lexington family is a step closer to moving in to a new Habitat for Humanity home thanks to a partnership between the University of Kentucky’s Interfraternity Council and UK’s PanHellenic Council and students have cooked up a surprising way to raise the money.

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Local/Regional News
3:21 pm
Mon July 30, 2012

Capilouto Wants Campus Feedback on UK Recommendations

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Allocating funding across departments, retaining top faculty, and financing university projects, are some of the topics included in a series of reports released by the University of Kentucky Monday.

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UK Perspectives
10:00 pm
Thu March 29, 2012

A New Direction For Student Housing

Artist's Conception of Dorm Courtyard (Click Image for Slideshow)

LEXINGTON, Ky. - This week on UK Perspectives, President Capilouto discusses an innovative public/private partnership that promises to change the way student housing is financed and constructed on our campus.

Local/Regional News
4:14 pm
Tue February 21, 2012

UK Board Of Trustees Makes First Step Toward Privately-Managed Dorms

If the University of Kentucky Board of Trustees vote this afternoon is any indication, some UK students could be living in a residence hall developed and managed by a private company as early as 2013.

The board approved a plan to move ahead with the first step in what’s expected to be a massive $500 million dollar overhaul of its residence hall system by agreeing to partner with private company Education Realty Trust to build a 600-bed hall on Haggin Field.

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