by Brenna Angel, Kentucky Public Radio

The group charged with finding the next president of the University of Kentucky will be in Louisville Tuesday. The panel is gathering input from alumni, faculty, and other interested parties from across the state.

The Board of Trustees started the statewide public comment tour last week, but the bulk of the forums are Monday and tomorrow Tuesday. Trustees Chair Britt Brockman says the meetings will be held in 15 cities.

“We have an extension office in all 120 counties of the Commonwealth. So it’s our obligation to service not just the Lexington or surrounding community of central Kentucky, but rather the entire Commonwealth of Kentucky,” he says.

The forum in Louisville will be held tomorrow afternoon at the Convention Center downtown. UK is searching for a replacement of Lee Todd, Jr., who will retire June 30th.