UPIKE http://wfpl.org en 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 Beshear Creates Coal Scholarship Program http://wfpl.org/post/beshear-creates-coal-scholarship-program <p>&nbsp;</p><p style="font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 19px; ">Governor Steve Beshear has created a program lawmakers could not. The governor has released four million dollars to be given as scholarships to Eastern Kentucky college students.</p><p style="font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 19px; ">Lawmakers wrestled with several scholarship proposals during the last legislative session, but an agreement was never passed.</p> Tue, 29 May 2012 19:24:06 +0000 Kenny Colston 461 at http://wfpl.org