Gov. Andy Beshear announced new roadside signs to recognize the state's two Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) — Kentucky State University and Simmons College of Kentucky.
The financial reporting submitted to the Kentucky State University Board of Regents and the state Council on Postsecondary Education (CPE) was inaccurate and inadequate, according to a report from the CPE presented at the board’s meeting on Tuesday.
Kentucky State University announced on Monday that it got reapproval for its Small-Scale Farm Grant Program, which aids “small and limited-resource farmers in Kentucky,” to the tune of $990,000.
Kentucky State University is still figuring out what all went wrong during the years of former president M. Christopher Brown II’s tenure.
Former Kentucky State University staff regent and administrative assistant Chandee Felder was fired last month due to an alleged violation of the school’s HR policy and ethics code as well as “gross misconduct.”
In the last two years of his presidency, former Kentucky State University head M. Christopher Brown II spent more than $73,000 on his university-issued credit card, a majority of which went toward flights and hotels. Destinations included the Bahamas, Las Vegas, California and Cancun among others.
The Office of the Attorney general issued an opinion last week which found that the Kentucky State University Foundation, the school’s primary private fundraising arm, is a public agency.
Kentucky Auditor Mike Harmon’s office is looking into the finances at Kentucky State University, per both KSU Chief Financial Officer Greg Rush and the auditor’s office.
Chair of the Joint Interim Committee on Appropriations & Revenue Chris McDaniel, R-Taylor Mill, made his displeasure with the performance of Kentucky State University well known at a committee meeting held on Friday.
Editor's Note: One week after the publication of this article, Kentucky State University Acting President Clara Stamps reached out to the State Journal asking for a retraction of the section in another article that included Phillip Clay stating that “the president’s office” told him that fac…
Editor’s Note: Nine days after the publication of this article, Kentucky State University Acting President Clara Stamps reached out to the State Journal asking for a retraction of the section that included Phillip Clay stating that “the president’s office” told him that faculty senate could …
Editor's note: Read about the information that Chandee Felder provided to the State Journal in the story "Former KSU staff regent says board should be removed for inaction on financial issues."
The finances of Kentucky State University have recently come under increased scrutiny. However, one area within the budget in particular has undergone a drastic change. Slowly, over the course of two decades, spending on instruction has dropped even amidst ongoing concerns about underinvestm…
The finances of Kentucky State University are in better shape than they were when former President M. Christopher Brown II resigned, per a report from KSU Chief Financial Officer Greg Rush heard at the school’s Board of Regents meeting on Thursday.
All but one member of the Kentucky State University Board of Regents voted to keep Elaine Farris and Dalton Jantzen at their posts as lead officers of the school’s governing board.
This is the first installment of a series on salaries at four large local public agencies — Kentucky State University, the City of Frankfort, Franklin County government and the Frankfort Plant Board.
The Kentucky State University Board of Regents will hold a special meeting Wednesday, and one of the items on the agenda is the election of a chair, vice chair and secretary.
Almost one year ago, Kentucky State Board of Regents Chair Dr. Elaine Farris tabled elections for the board’s officer positions.
Two Kentucky State students were awarded first place honors at the Society of Professional Journalists’ Louisville Chapter annual awards last month.
Editor's Note: This article was updated Wednesday, Aug. 4 at 6:50 p.m. to reflect that Paul Harnice rescinded his resignation from the Kentucky State University Board of Regents last week.
When Dr. M. Christopher Brown II stepped down as president of Kentucky State University last week, the financial status of KSU had been called into question. However, Brown’s tenure was also marked by improving university performance metrics, including increases in enrollment, retention and …
The new administration at Kentucky State University carried out a wave of terminations in the wake of former President M. Christopher Brown II’s resignation.
The man charged with leading a full review of Kentucky State University amid questions about finances, recent Board of Regents resignations and the resignation last week of former President M. Christopher Brown II says he has a vested interest in seeing the school come to thrive.
Editor's Note: This article was updated at 7:10 p.m. to include KSU Acting President Clara Stamps' confirmation of Graham's termination, as well as Stamps' statement indicating that she did not tell Graham that his termination resulted from CPE's review of the university.
Former Kentucky State President M. Christopher Brown did not speak on Tuesday at his final board of regents meeting. He resigned from the university’s top post in a letter dated July 15 and quickly left.
M. Christopher Brown II’s resignation as president of Kentucky State University has drawn headlines throughout the state and country.
Shortly after news broke of Kentucky State University President Dr. M. Christopher Brown II’s resignation amid questions about the school’s finances and several lawsuits against the university, people involved with the university began talking.
Dr. M. Christopher Brown II resigned as president of Kentucky State University amid financial concerns during a special called meeting Tuesday of the KSU Board of Regents.
Dr. M. Christopher Brown II resigned effective immediately as Kentucky State University president at a special-called meeting of the KSU Board of Regents Tuesday morning.
Between regent complaints to the governor, a likely audit of college finances and a closed session discussion of personnel action, the stage has been set for one of the most noteworthy meetings of Kentucky State University President M. Christopher Brown II’s tenure.
“Several regents” on the board of Kentucky State University have raised concerns about the state of the school to the governor’s office.
Franklin Circuit Judge Phillip Shepherd held strong on the merits of considering a case against Kentucky State University for firing a whistleblower who complained of alleged sexual harassment of students by former university officials.
When Brett Sylve had his choice of where to volunteer for a week this summer, it wasn’t a hard choice.
The Kentucky State football team will take on rival Central State in the inaugural Classic for Columbus on Saturday, Aug. 28, at 2:30 p.m. in Columbus, Ohio.
Kentucky State University is facing several lawsuits that allege misconduct by administrators, including President M. Christopher Brown II, per a report by the Herald-Leader published on Friday.
Whiskey is big business in Kentucky, and one whiskey company is helping Kentucky State University students join that workforce.
Frankfort High School students have been able to get out from behind their desks and do some hands-on work in a “food forest” they are creating at the school.