Becoming a University The Story of UPIKE

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Format: Hardcover
Pub. Date: 2022-03-02
Publisher(s): BookBaby
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Picking up where Pikeville College Looks to the Hills by Alice Kinder left off, Becoming a University - The Story of UPIKE tracks UPIKE's history from 1989 to 2021. From starting a medical school to becoming a university and establishing Kentucky's only optometry school, UPIKE's expansion and growth in the past almost 40 years have been historic. With the information gathered from carefully traced board reports and more than 30 interviews, learn from the key decision-makers who helped UPIKE overcome adversity and create the university we enjoy today.

Author Biography

Daniel P. Stratton is a retired Pikeville attorney and former banker who is serving on the UPIKE Board of Trustees as Secretary to the Board. He and his wife Muriel, a Pikeville College alum, reside in Lexington, Kentucky.Meg Wright Sidle is the director of Institutional Research and Effectiveness at the University of Pikeville, serving in this role since August 2002. She and her husband, Brad Marcum, a retired UPIKE staff member, reside in Union, Kentucky.

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