Eli Capilouto http://wfpl.org en Presidents of UK, UofL Make Funding Case to Kentucky General Assembly http://wfpl.org/post/presidents-uk-uofl-make-funding-case-kentucky-general-assembly <p>The presidents of the universities of Kentucky and Louisville made their case Thursday for more state dollars before a legislative &nbsp;budget review committee<span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">U of L President James Ramsey and UK President Eli </span>Capilouto <span style="line-height: 1.5;">are slated for a 2.5 percent cut in funding in the first year of Gov. Steve Beshear's proposed budget. </span></p> Thu, 20 Feb 2014 19:46:29 +0000 Stu Johnson | Kentucky Public Radio 8648 at http://wfpl.org Presidents of UK, UofL Make Funding Case to Kentucky General Assembly University Bonding Projects on Fast Track to Pass House This Week http://wfpl.org/post/university-bonding-projects-fast-track-pass-house-week <p></p><p>FRANKFORT — A bill authorizing <a href="/post/kentucky-bonding-plan-universities-pave-way-construction-renovation-projects">bonding projects for most of Kentucky's public universities </a>appears to have ample support to be approved this week in &nbsp;the state House.</p><p>House Bill 7 &nbsp;authorizes more than $300 million in projects, including renovations for dorm rooms, academic buildings and football stadium renovations at the University of Kentucky.</p> Wed, 06 Feb 2013 18:15:56 +0000 Kenny Colston 3842 at http://wfpl.org University Bonding Projects on Fast Track to Pass House This Week Alcohol Banned At Some UK Tailgating Spots http://wfpl.org/post/alcohol-banned-some-uk-tailgating-spots Some tailgaters won't be allowed to imbibe before the University of Kentucky's football game against South Carolina this weekend.<p> UK President Eli Capilouto has imposed an alcohol ban for non-reserved tailgating spots near the stadium in Lexington.<p> The new rule also prohibits DJs and bands, and comes after fights broke out before and after Kentucky's loss to Western Kentucky earlier this month.<p> Capilouto said in a campus email Thursday that police will bolster their presence in the non-reserved tailgate area along Cooper Drive near Commonwealth Stadium.<p> His email encou Thu, 27 Sep 2012 19:25:53 +0000 Rick Howlett & The Associated Press 1814 at http://wfpl.org Alcohol Banned At Some UK Tailgating Spots UK's Capilouto Gets Good Marks, But No Bonus http://wfpl.org/post/uks-capilouto-gets-good-marks-no-bonus <P>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 by UK Board of Trustees Chair Britt Brockman.<p> <P>"We decided that he deserved a bonus for extraordinary performance. However, based upon the economy and discussions with the president, we both decided, mutually, that we wouldn’t award the bonus. Tue, 11 Sep 2012 21:22:02 +0000 Alan Lytle, Kentucky Public Radio 1628 at http://wfpl.org UK's Capilouto Gets Good Marks, But No Bonus UK President Capilouto Begins Blogging for Huffington Post http://wfpl.org/post/uk-president-capilouto-begins-blogging-huffington-post <p>University of Kentucky students may notice a familiar face among the blogger profile photos on the <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/eli-capilouto/higher-education-housing-_b_1540798.html" target="_blank">Huffington Post</a>. UK president Eli Capilouto has agreed to blog for the highly-trafficked news site about issues involving higher education. University spokesperson Jay Blanton says the site was interested in featuring new perspectives on how universities can adapt to tight budgets.</p> Thu, 24 May 2012 21:12:07 +0000 Josh James, Kentucky Public Radio 433 at http://wfpl.org