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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.

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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.

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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. 

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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.

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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…

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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 …

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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."

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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.

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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 …

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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.

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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.

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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. 

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