By Ralph Derickson
new tuition schedule increases in-state, resident
tuition for undergraduates from $1,635 per semester
to $1,740. Out-of-state undergraduate tuition will
be $5,016 per semester compared with the current semester's
rate of $4,905.
Todd also announced the appointment of Carolyn Bratt,
a UK law professor, as chairperson of the President's
Commission on the Status of Women at UK.
18, 2001 (Lexington, Ky.)
The University of Kentucky Board of Trustees today
approved a new tuition schedule that will be effective
for the fall 2002 semester. The board also approved
a 2002-2004 capital budget request seeking funding
authority for several new buildings including biological
sciences, pharmacy, business and economics, law and
schedule increases in-state tuition for undergraduates
from $1,635 per semester to $1,740 in the 2002-2003
academic year and to $1,836 for the 2003-2004 academic
year. Out-of-state undergraduate tuition will be $5,016
per semester in 2002-2003 compared with the current
semester's rate of $4,905 and will increase to $5,112
in the 2003-2004 academic year.
Community College tuition increases from $810 per
semester to $876 and to $948 for the 2003-2004 academic
school tuition for Kentucky residents will be $1,926
per semester compared to the current $1,805 and will
increase to $2,034 in the 2003-2004 academic year.
Out-of-state graduate students will pay $5,535 per
semester compared with the current $5,415. They will
pay $5,643 in the 2003-2004 academic year.
UK board also approved a biennial capital budget request
that will be submitted to the Kentucky General Assembly
seeking nearly $877 million in spending authority
for new buildings and equipment for the university
system and the University Hospital.
The funds would come from state general fund/bonds,
federal funds and agency funds and bonds.
priority in the capital budget request was assigned
to a new Morgan Building Addition-Part A and expansion
of the Pharmacy Building. The Morgan building houses
the Morgan School of Biological Sciences in which
a major portion of students planning a career in the
medical field receive their early training. This project
has a total cost of about $29 million.
Pharmacy Building on Rose Street houses UK's College
of Pharmacy that is ranked third among all schools
of pharmacy in the United States. About $45 million
in funding authority is being sought for this project.
capital projects in the order of their priority in
the 2002-2004 UK capital budget request and the level
of their funding include a Gatton Building Complex
(business and economics), $75 million; law school
building, $65 million; Lexington Community College
Campus expansion, $23 million, and a new architecture
building, $15 million.
Lee T. Todd Jr. also announced the appointment of
Carolyn Bratt, a UK law professor, as chairperson
of the newly created President's Commission on the
Status of Women at UK. Bratt has been at the university
for 27 years.
Another proposal approved by the UK board established
a new UK policy permitting the conferral of an "Emeritus
Staff" title on retired UK employees.
To be eligible for the designation, which carries
no financial remuneration, a person must have served
as a staff member at the time of their retirement,
have at least 15 years of continuous service, show
evidence of extraordinary and meritorious contributions
to the fulfillment of the university's goals, and
must have made noteworthy contributions to the nominee's
professional field. .