UGA Vacates Award for Mortenson

The University of Georgia has vacated a prize that was supposed to be given to author Greg Mortenson. The decision means that this year’s Delta Prize for Global Understanding will not be awarded to anyone. Mortenson is facing accusations of fabricating stories in his best selling book, Three Cups of Tea, which has launched an investigation […]

In-Depth Look at Rising College Tuition in Kentucky

WFPL News Director Gabe Bullard hosted an hour-long program looking into the rising tuition costs at Kentucky colleges and universities.  The guests were University of Louisville President Dr. James Ramsey, Jefferson Community and Technical College President Dr. Tony Newberry, and Michael Gritton, the Executive Director of KentuckianaWorks.  The conversation examines the reasons for the rising […]

Universities Offer In-State Tuition Across State Lines

Colleges and universities are struggling to attract students and keep costs manageable. While many, including most Kentucky institutions, have raised tuition rates, others are looking beyond state borders to lure students. Southern Illinois University in Carbondale recently announced it would extend in-state tuition rates to Kentucky residents.