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Wildcat Way: Preparing Our Students for Success

Tue, 01/14/2020 - 09:00
We started this academic year strong. I was proud to witness a wonderful, energized team gather at a retreat in August to determine the next steps we must take to ensure a challenging but prosperous future for all students, and our first-year students in particular.

Fulbright Visiting Scholar Enrichment Seminar

Thu, 12/19/2019 - 09:00
Last week, I had the opportunity to speak at one of four Fulbright Visiting Scholar Enrichment Seminars being held at leading research universities across the U.S. during this academic year.

Transformative Student Experiences Made Possible

Wed, 12/11/2019 - 09:00
On Tuesday, I had the opportunity to speak to our Board of Trustees at the December meeting and present to them several enriching aspects of the student experience that align closely with our Strategic Plan initiatives.

Our Path Forward: Enrollment Growth

Tue, 12/03/2019 - 09:00
Enrollment growth is among our primary strategies for long-term financial sustainability; five Phase II initiatives address targeted enrollment growth. Fortunately, we have a promising foundation upon which to build.

A Conversation with Kathy Bialk, UK’s New Director of Student Financial Aid and Scholarships

Tue, 11/19/2019 - 09:00
The University of Kentucky is proud to add a new member to its team – a leader who will help us continue to move our Wildcat Student Financial Aid experience forward.

Celebrating Our First-Generation Students

Tue, 11/12/2019 - 09:00
Last week, UK held a First-Generation College Celebration, during which Student Transitions and First Year Programs hosted a myriad of events to honor the journeys of our first-generation students.

Celebrating 50 Years of UK's Human Development Institute

Tue, 11/05/2019 - 09:00
Established in 1869, the Human Development Institute exemplifies our shared commitment to creating community of belonging on this campus and communities of belonging everywhere. 

A Community of Support and Belonging

Wed, 10/30/2019 - 08:00
There comes a time in every student’s academic journey when they’ll need help navigating their wildest ambitions. And, as the University for Kentucky, it’s our job to make sure we meet them where they are and provide the tools and resources they need to thrive in our community.