The University of Kentucky has made the Gatton College facility a leading academic priority. Given the project authorization from the state and the strong financial support from our alumni and friends, the College is moving forward with a new facility that will allow increased enrollment, more community and student study spaces, enable implementation of modern teaching methods, and enhance the identity and competitiveness of the College among its peer institutions.



     
Gatton Professor, Chris Bollinger featured on WKYT Investigates: The cost of shoplifting  
  LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - It is a crime that has a ripple effect on the whole economy, University of Kentucky economist Dr. Chris Bollinger says.

"That's $12 billion that essentially is lost," Bollinger said. "It's going to shoplifters."

Bollinger said the average individual loses about $400 a year because of shoplifters. It's not something that you would immediately notice, but it is an expense that you absorb every day. Bollinger said it is best to think of shoplifting "kind of like a tax" that is shared by both the consumer and the producer.
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Emeritus Gatton Professor Named Chair of Federal Bank  
  LEXINGTON, Ky. (Dec. 22, 2014) - University of Kentucky Professor Emeritus Donald J. Mullineaux recently was elected to serve as chair of the board of directors of the Federal Home Loan Bank of Cincinnati. He succeeds Carl J. Wick as chair, for a two-year term beginning Jan. 1, 2015.  (read more...)  
     
Seale donates another $5 million to Gatton College  
  LEXINGTON, Ky. (Dec. 11, 2014) - When the leadership of the University of Kentucky and its Gatton College of Business and Economics laid out a vision for expansion and enhancement of the college's facilities, to be financed totally through private philanthropy, UK alumnus William E. "Bill" Seale 'stepped up to the plate' in a big way, donating $5 million to the $65 million project. Recently, he pledged an additional $5 million to the Gatton United Campaign to bring his total commitment to $10 million.  (read more...)  
     
Gatton Economist to Louisville: 'No' on Minimum Wage Hike  
  LEXINGTON, Ky. (Dec. 3, 2014) - A University of Kentucky economist has told the Louisville Metro Government that a proposed citywide minimum wage actually could have a negative impact on employment.  (read more...)  
     
UK Continues Support of Entrepreneurship Week  
  LEXINGTON, Ky. (Nov. 25, 2014) - The Lexington Venture Club (LVC), managed by the Lexington Office of the Kentucky Innovation Network, part of the University of Kentucky's Von Allmen Center for Entrepreneurship, hosted the Entrepreneurial Celebration last week for Lexington Global Entrepreneurship Week, recognizing recipients of the Lexington eAchievers award for excellence in entrepreneurship.  (read more...)  
     
UK Benefactor Honored by Fundraising Professionals  
  LEXINGTON, Ky. (Nov. 21, 2014) - Earlier this week, Carol Martin "Bill" Gatton received the Distinguished Philanthropist Award from the Bluegrass Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) at their annual National Philanthropy Day Celebration Luncheon in Lexington.  (read more...)  
   
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