Executive Director Knox van Nagell Joins UK HealthCare Later this Month

Knox Van Nagell, Fayette Alliance Executive Director, to Join UK Healthcare We announce that Knox van Nagell is joining UK Healthcare after nearly ten years of service as the founding executive director of the organization. As Senior Director of Development, Knox will advance the mission of UK Healthcare through broad-based, collaborative, and strategic philanthropic initiatives. […]

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UK HealthCare Announces Plans to Build A Second Medical Tower

UK HealthCare announces plans for second 12-story medical tower, new focus on outpatient care by Mary Meehan, 6.18.15, Kentucky.com Not yet finished with a 12-story, $1 billion building project begun in 2004, UK HealthCare on Thursday announced plans for another 12-story tower to replace Good Samaritan Hospital. The budget for the first tower project has […]

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UK Trustees Approve Funds to Increase Beds in Chandler Hospital

UK trustees approve $75 million to occupy another floor of Chandler Hospital bed tower by Linda B. Blackford, 3.16.15, Kentucky.com The University of Kentucky took another step Monday toward filling the partially vacant patient tower at its Albert B. Chandler Hospital. The UK Board of Trustees approved completion of the 11th floor of what’s called […]

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Senate Gives Final Approval to Fund UK’s New Medical Research Building

Senate gives final approval to bill to help finance University of Kentucky medical research building by Jack Brammer, 3.3.15, Kentucky.com FRANKFORT — The state Senate gave final approval Tuesday to a bill fulfilling the University of Kentucky’s request for $132.5 million in state bonds for a six-story medical research center. On a vote of 36-1, […]

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UK Hospital Expansion Approved by State

State approves University of Kentucky hospital expansion plan by Mary Meehan, 2.19.15, Kentucky.com With the approval of state health officials, the University of Kentucky can begin a 120-bed expansion, the next step in a $1 billion construction project. The expansion project was approved Wednesday under the state’s certificate of need process, which requires the state […]

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State House Panel Approves Funding for UK Research Building

House panel approves borrowing billions for teachers’ retirement fund, millions for UK project by Linda B. Blackford, 2.10.15, Kentucky.com The House budget committee voted Tuesday to crack open Kentucky’s two-year budget and fund two major proposals: a $3.3 billion bond to shore up the Kentucky Teachers’ Retirement System and a $132.5 million bond to pay […]

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Fayette Alliance Supports HB 298

We support appropriating state bonds to fund a new research facility at the University of Kentucky. In furtherance of our mission to grow our city and promote our farms, Fayette Alliance strongly supports House Bill 298. If adopted, this legislation will authorize the appropriation of bonds to construct a $135 million research facility at the […]

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Pitch Made in Frankfort for Funding Health Research Building at UK

Senate president makes pitch for funding health research building at University of Kentucky By Jack Brammer & Linda B. Blackford, 1.9.15, Kentucky.com FRANKFORT — The University of Kentucky wants state lawmakers to approve $10 million a year in bonding authority for 20 years to build a facility for research of cancer, heart disease, diabetes and […]

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