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90% Vaccinated: Grateful for This Community

As of late last week, our campus community hit the 90% mark for COVID-19 vaccinations. That’s 90% of our campus community either partially or fully vaccinated.

UK Athletes Post Record Graduation Rates Again; Exceed National Average for Graduation

The NCAA has announced annual numbers among its member programs for Graduation Success Rates (GSR) as well as the Federal Graduation Rate (FGR). We have tied our school record of 92 percent for the NCAA GSR – three points above the national average. Moreover, we have set a new record of 66 percent for the Federal Graduation Rate of our students.

Weekly Update: Grateful for This Community

The holiday season affords us the opportunity to reflect upon what makes us most grateful. More than ever, I’m grateful for a community so committed to keeping each other safe. 

SACS Reaffirmation Process: Provide Feedback

Every 10 years, our university must seek reaffirmation from the body that accredits us as an institution of higher learning — the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).

Weekly Update

Each and every person who becomes vaccinated against COVID-19 makes our community safer. I want to extend my deepest gratitude to each of you who have made that choice – who have added another layer of protection for yourselves and those around you.

Strong Ratings, Confidence in Our Future

I write to you often to tout the remarkable accomplishments of this place and our people.

Weekly Update: Our Progress Continued

Because of your compassion and determination — the care you demonstrate and the effort you exert to protect those around you — we continue to make incredible progress in combating this pandemic. This week, our campus vaccination rate is at more than 89%. 

Weekly Update: Federal Guidance and Continued Progress

The following message was sent to all of campus on Friday, Oct. 29, 2021.  Campus community, Thanks to the commitment and compassion of this community, we continue to make progress in making it as easy as possible to be safe on the UK campus. As of last night, 89.2% of our campus was either partially or fully vaccinated.

Weekly Update, Important Reminders

As of last night, 89 percent of our community was either partially or fully vaccinated. 

Important Update on Next Steps to Keep Our Community Safe

We have committed to timely and transparent communication following the death of one of our students earlier this week. We will continue to communicate about these important issues as our investigations of this tragedy progress and as we continue to evaluate how best we can protect our community and hold each other accountable in upholding that responsibility.