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UK president blogging on Huffington Post

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - University of Kentucky President Eli
Capilouto is speaking out about higher education as a blogger for
The Huffington Post.
UK spokesman Jay Blanton says Capilouto is among several
university presidents invited to blog for the news and opinion
website. Blanton says the UK president sees it as an opportunity to
discuss how the school is dealing with challenges in a tough
economic climate.
In his first blog posted Wednesday, Capilouto stresses the need
for innovation among public universities in an era of reduced state
and federal funding. He mentions UK's partnership with a private
development firm to replace aging dorms on the Lexington campus.
Capilouto says in his blog that it's one example of finding new
solutions to old problems.
Blanton says Capilouto is not being compensated for the blog.

(Copyright 2012 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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