Jennifer Decker

University of Kentucky president says he opposes anti-diversity legislation moving in General Assembly

BY: - February 19, 2024

University of Kentucky President Eli Capilouto is publicly opposing proposed restrictions on higher education that are pending in the General Assembly, including a Senate-approved bill aimed at curbing diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI). “As the University of Kentucky’s president, let me be clear: I am opposed to the legislation regarding both DEI and tenure,” Capilouto […]

House anti-DEI bill would increase government oversight of Kentucky’s public universities

BY: - January 19, 2024

A House Republican is broadening her party’s attack on diversity, equity and inclusion frameworks in Kentucky higher education with legislation that would bar universities and colleges from expending “any resources” to support DEI programs or DEI officers. The bill mandates annual assessments of “intellectual freedom and viewpoint diversity” at each of the campuses, based on […]