AmeriCorps Set to Expand in Kentucky, Indiana

By Elizabeth Kramer Kentucky will get more AmeriCorps workers as part of the program’s national expansion. The federal government awarded more than $230 in grant money to states this week to expand AmeriCorps, a service program with hundreds of members already working in Kentucky. The expansion includes $2.8 million for service projects throughout the state […]

A-G Rules on NKU Open Records Challenge

From Kentucky Public Radio’s Tony McVeigh Northern Kentucky University has partially prevailed in an Open Records challenge from a reporter with the school’s student newspaper. In March, reporter Jesse Call of the independent student newspaper, The Northerner, sought emails involving certain individuals employed by Northern Kentucky University. NKU denied the request, saying any emails that […]

University Presidents: Explore New Revenue Sources

From Kentucky Public Radio’s Tony McVeigh The presidents of three public universities in Kentucky are urging lawmakers in Frankfort to spare their institutions any further budget cuts.             With the state facing a projected budget shortfall exceeding $1 billion over the next biennium, university presidents say the state needs a new source of revenue.  They’re […]