Graduate School Bulletin - Spring 2005

This is the official version of the University of Kentucky Graduate School Bulletin. It is updated three times a year in April, July, and December.
The University of Kentucky is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097: Telephone number (404-679-4501) to award undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees.


The University of Kentucky is committed to a policy of providing educational opportunities to all qualified students regardless of economic or social status, and will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, marital status, beliefs, age, national origin, sexual orientation, or physical or mental disability.

Compliance with Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, which prohibits sex discrimination, and with Title IV of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 is coordinated by Mr. Terry Allen, Affirmative Action Office, 8 Administration Building, (859) 257-8927.

Efforts to comply with the laws and regulations applicable to people with disabilities are also coordinated by the Affirmative Action Office, as required by Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.

Questions concerning compliance with regulations may be directed to UK's Affirmative Action Office, or to the Director of the Office of Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, Washington, D.C.

The University is in compliance with the Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988 and the Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act Amendment of 1989. Questions may be directed to the Vice President for Student Affairs or the Office of the Director of Human Resources Services.

Questions about admissions to the University should be directed to the appropriate admissions office.


The University of Kentucky will be one of the nation's 20 best public research universities, an institution recognized world-wide for excellence in teaching, research, and service and a catalyst for intellectual, social, cultural, and economic development.

--UK Strategic Plan
adopted by the Board of Trustees
April 1, 2003


The University of Kentucky is a public, research-extensive, land grant university dedicated to enriching people's lives through excellence in teaching, research, and service.

The University of Kentucky:

--UK Strategic Plan
adopted by the Board of Trustees
April 1, 2003


The values of the University guide our decisions and behavior. Our core values are:

--UK Strategic Plan

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Last updated December 15, 2004