Geography Department Hires Search Firm to Locate Visiting Assistant Professor

Published on Nov 16, 2010 in Archives, Campus

LEXINGTON—The University of Kentucky’s Department of Geography, a unit within the College of Arts & Sciences, announced that it has contracted the services of Greenwood/Asher & Associates, a corporate head-hunting firm that specializes in hires for the education sector.  The firm has been selected to locate a suitable Visiting Assistant Professor for the upcoming 2011-2012 academic year.  While the final cost to the University of...

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In Memoriam: ProgressLex (February 2010-September 2010)

Published on Nov 12, 2010 in Archives, U.S.

Note:  This article is by new Colonel contributor Contraband Hawkings LEXINGTON—ProgressLex, a popular satirical organization, passed away without much notice at the end of September.  In the tradition of other satirists like Jonathan Swift, writers of The Onion, and the Republican Party, ProgressLex aimed to show the ridiculous side of local politics, often by valorizing unimportant concerns to show how our efforts are often misguided....

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UK Honors IMG Contract and Cancels Vanderbilt Game

Published on Nov 9, 2010 in Archives, Campus, Sports

LEXINGTON–The University of Kentucky Athletics Association announced that the football game between the Wildcats and the Vanderbilt Commodores, scheduled for Saturday, November 13, has been canceled.  By playing, UK would have violated its $80 million contractual agreement with the independent sports, entertainment, and media marketing firm, IMG.  UK’s contract with IMG stipulates that the Wildcats may not use Commonwealth Stadium to play...

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