LEXINGTON, Ky. (February 20, 2018) – On January 8th, 2018, Dr. David Blackwell assumed the role of Provost and Chief Academic Officer of the University of Kentucky.
Dr. Blackwell was previously a Professor of Finance and Dean of the Gatton College of Business and Economics at UK from 2012 to 2018. A two-time graduate of the University of Tennessee, Dr. Blackwell earned his B.S. in Economics in 1981 and his Ph.D. in Finance in 1986.
On this week’s episode of Behind the Blue, Dr. Blackwell joins UKPR’s Amy Timoney and Carl Nathe for a conversation about his transition to his new role, what he views as important steps to take moving forward, meeting future challenges at the University of Kentucky, and more.
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