University of Pikeville http://wfpl.org en WKU President Gary Ransdell: UPike Addition to Kentucky System Would Be Costly http://wfpl.org/post/wku-president-gary-ransdell-upike-addition-kentucky-system-would-be-costly <p>The president of Kentucky's third largest university said adding Pikeville University to the state system would be financially cumbersome for the state, although House Speaker Greg Stumbo <a href="http://wfpl.org/post/stumbo-no-extra-higher-education-funding-until-upike-becomes-state-university">says he won't personally support new funding for higher education</a> until UPike is admitted.</p> Tue, 01 Jan 2013 14:10:42 +0000 Joseph Lord 3172 at http://wfpl.org WKU President Gary Ransdell: UPike Addition to Kentucky System Would Be Costly Stumbo: No Extra Higher Education Funding Until UPike Becomes a State University http://wfpl.org/post/stumbo-no-extra-higher-education-funding-until-upike-becomes-state-university <p>A battle may be brewing over the future of Kentucky higher education -- should the state add another state university, this one serving Appalachia?</p><p>The leader of the Kentucky House thinks so -- and he said he won't support any extra funding for higher education until the University of Pikeville&nbsp;joins the state university system.</p> Mon, 26 Nov 2012 11:00:00 +0000 Kenny Colston 2589 at http://wfpl.org Stumbo: No Extra Higher Education Funding Until UPike Becomes a State University