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November 19, 2020

“Kentucky is the center of the SEC universe,” says AL.com story

Drew Franklin 3:00pm November 19, 2020 11/19/20

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There are some flattering comments about UK Athletics over at AL.com where Alabama’s favorite news site wonders, “Is Kentucky the SEC’s most influential school?” Part of an ongoing series on influence in the Southeastern Conference, AL.com found that the University of Kentucky kept coming up in discussions with athletic directors, agents, coaches and sources in…

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August 23, 2020

College Blog: Week One Review at the University of Kentucky

Alex Weber 2:00pm August 23, 2020 8/23/20 Comments Disabled

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We’re one week into the fall semester here at the University of Kentucky. Classes have begun, most of them virtually, a few in-person, and are proceeding with extreme caution, considering the pandemic’s abundant pitfalls to campus-crowded college students. A week ago, I chronicled the move-in experience and the precautions laid out for students living on…

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August 10, 2020

SEC ADs meeting right now, SEC Presidents to follow

Drew Franklin 12:58pm August 10, 2020 8/10/20

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Sports Illustrated’s Ross Dellenger has been on top of the college football meeting news and right now he is reporting that all of the athletic directors around the SEC are currently on a call to discuss the future of athletics in the conference, namely football. It’s a previously scheduled call, Dellenger notes, to figure out…

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July 30, 2020

One SEC president voted against conference-only schedule and it wasn’t Eli Capilouto

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 8:45pm July 30, 2020 7/30/20

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Today, SEC presidents voted to adopt a conference-only schedule for the 2020 season, which eliminates in-state rivalries like the Governor’s Cup. According to a new report, only one president voted against it, and it wasn’t Eli Capilouto. South Carolina Board of Trustees member Chuck Allen told The Athletic’s Josh Kendall that USC president Bob Caslen…

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July 22, 2020

Capilouto talks about living in a COVID world

Drew Franklin 10:30am July 22, 2020 7/22/20 Comments Disabled

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The good Dr. Eli Capilouto sat down with John Talty of AL.com to discuss what the future holds for college football in the Southeastern Conference. Capilouto is of course the president at the University of Kentucky, as well as the SEC’s president and the current chair of the NCAA Board of Directors. When he speaks,…

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June 5, 2020

UK removing controversial mural in Memorial Hall

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 2:00pm June 5, 2020 6/5/20

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As the dialogue about racial injustice continues across the nation, the University of Kentucky is taking additional steps to make sure it’s on the right side of history. In an email to students, faculty, and staff today, UK President Eli Capilouto announced that the university is removing a controversial mural in Memorial Hall that depicts…

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June 3, 2020

Eli Capilouto says UK will honor legacy of former student Breonna Taylor

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 1:30pm June 3, 2020 6/3/20

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One of the names at the center of the nationwide protests this week is Breonna Taylor. The 26-year-old African American emergency room technician was killed on March 13 when Louisville police, executing a no-knock search warrant as part of a drug investigation, forcibly entered her apartment and shot her while firing back at her boyfriend,…

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May 21, 2020

UK President Eli Capilouto Agrees to 10 Percent Pay Cut

Nick Roush 11:00pm May 21, 2020 5/21/20

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University of Kentucky President Eli Capilouto has agreed to reduce his salary by 10 percent as the institution of higher learning prepares for financial fallout from the coronavirus pandemic. In a letter to the Board of Trustees, Capilouto proposed giving 10 percent of his salary for the 2020-21 academic year to the employee assistance fund…

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June 5, 2019

Cole Cubelic: Administration also deserves credit for Kentucky Football’s turnaround

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 11:21am June 5, 2019 6/5/19

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Cole Cubelic, SEC Network analyst and object of Freddie Maggard’s affection, was a guest on this morning’s Kentucky Sports Radio hosted by Myron Medcalf, and, as you might expect, had plenty of praise for the job Mark Stoops has done in Lexington; however, Cubelic also made a point to credit the UK administration for giving…

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June 4, 2019

Eli Capilouto elected President of the SEC

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 10:12am June 4, 2019 6/4/19

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Congratulations are in order for University of Kentucky President Eli Capilouto, who has been elected President of the Southeastern Conference. Capilouto was voted in by his peers at the SEC’s annual spring meeting in Destin, Florida last week, and will serve a one-year term. University of Georgia President Jere Morehead will serve as vice president of…

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