James McNair is a veteran investigative reporter who specializes in business and finance issues. McNair has spent 30 years in journalism, including 12 as a business writer at the Miami Herald, as well as stints at other newspapers in Florida, Ohio, Virginia and Tennessee. His reporting has unearthed fraudulent schemes and unethical business practices. He exposed standardized test result discrepancies at a high-profile Cincinnati high school and gave an in-depth look at the aggressive investment practices of the Kentucky Retirement Systems. He also spent seven years as an independent researcher for a hedge fund.
The school system defines what exactly former leader Michael McCall will do in his year as president emeritus. McCall, one of the highest-paid community college administrators in the country, received a generous package upon his retirement from KCTCS. Read Story
Jay Box began his first day as president of the Kentucky Community & Technical College System on Friday, only the second person to lead the 87,000-student institution since the state’s community and technical colleges were merged in 1998. “My vision for … Read Story
The Kentucky Community & Technical College System trustees meet Friday in Versailles to review the duties of outgoing President Michael McCall. Read Story
University of Louisville-watchers might want to take a look at what Koch got for his money from his most recent taker, Arizona State University. Read Story
When Kentuckians try to obtain public documents from state agencies, sometimes a technological relic from the 1990s — a fax machine — comes in handy. Most agencies will take requests through their websites or by e-mail. Some, however, bask in … Read Story