Just like Mr. Clark in “Lean on Me,” UK President Eli Capiluoto doesn’t play. We have seen this fact in numerous incidents over the last couple of years and today it is showcased even more. KSR has obtained a copy of the letter the University of Kentucky wrote to the city of Lexington concerning the Rupp Arena project and it is scathing. You may remember that Brent Rice, the local lawyer picked to head the project for the city, wrote a letter to the University of Kentucky giving it an ultimatum of Friday to come out publicly in support of the Rupp Arena proposal. Well the University came out, and as you can see in the letter below, they responded. But it may not be the response the city wanted to see:
All I can say is wow…don’t mess with Eli Capiluoto. Now one must ask, where is the future of the Rupp Arena project as of today?