Category Archives: General Education

Campus Forum on Art in Public Places, March 21 at 6:30-8:30 p.m., W.T.Young Library Auditorium

Please come to – and encourage your colleagues and students to attend – a Campus Forum on March 21st 6:30-8:30 p.m. Please print out and post the attached flyer (download a flier, .pdf file here) and/or send it out via … Continue reading

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Call for Information About Your Unit’s Contribution to the UK Diversity Plan

Since the summer of 2011 when the UK Board of Trustees adopted the 2011-2015 UK Diversity Plan (available for download here), the colleges and student support units have supported us in building out the narrative for the annual update reports. … Continue reading

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Underprepared First-Time Students – Our Work in Improving College Readiness at the University of Kentucky

Since before Senate Bill 1 (2009), UGE has been tasked with implementing and documenting the results of the state’s unified college & career readiness policies (http://www.uky.edu/UGE/what). In a team from across all the education sectors of KY, several key strategies … Continue reading

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Congratulations to All the Undergraduates Who Wrote Essays for Constitution Day 2015

Out of 189 students who enrolled in the UK Canvas “course” to review the 2015 Constitution Day Essay Contest rules (see more about the inaugural Essay Contest here), twenty-one students submitted essays. Students from a wide variety of majors and … Continue reading

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Anya Kamenetz and Ivory Tower, 2 events focusing on the future of higher education

Anya Kamenetz, author, blogger, and lead education reporter for NPR, will speak in the Singletary Center Recital Hall at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 10th.  She has been called a “Higher Education Futurist” and is a featured commentator in the … Continue reading

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What’s going on in Undergraduate Education – Undergraduate Council & UK Core

Two important University-wide faculty governance responsibilities reside in the Division of Undergraduate Education and are overseen by the Associate Provost for Undergraduate Education: the UK Core Program – the University’s general education program; and, the Undergraduate Council – a council … Continue reading

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Provost Tracy provides update on UK’s Strategic Plan on WUKY

Provost Tim Tracy was recently interviewed by Tom Goddell on WUKY about the UK Strategic Plan. The goal of the University of Kentucky is to be “one of the handful of exceptional public residential research institutions in our country with … Continue reading

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Human Rights in China – a panel discussion sponsored by UK International Center

On Thursday, April 16th at 4 p.m. in the auditorium of the W.T.Young Library, the UK International Center is sponsoring a panel discussion on human rights in China. Dr. Susan Carvalho, Associate Provost for Internationalization and Interim Associate Provost and … Continue reading

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