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News Outlook Your Hometown Newspaper March 20, 2014 - 11 Morehead State Univer- sity's Board of =Regents elected officers and re- ceived a spotlight from . Acting Provost Gerald De- Moss and the president's report during its quarterly meeting on Thursday, Ma, rch 13. the bank. He is a former chief financial officer for Rowan Technical College, now the Rowan Campus of Maysville Community and Technical Coll ge. Goodpaster is a current member of the Morehead/ Rowan County Industrial Paul Goodpaster of Development Authority Morehead was elected as and a past board member Board of Regents chair, of the Morehead/Rowan He succeeds John Mer- County Economic De- chant, who served four velopment Authority. He years as chair, is past president of the "It is a tremendous, Morehead-Rowan County honor to work with this Chamber of Commerce. board," said Goodpaster. A Morehead State grad- "John did such a great job uate, Goodpaster earned a lor of Arts in business de- gree in 1968, a Master of Arts in Education degree and Rank I Administrative C.ertification. Martin is a retired television execu- tive. Carol johnson, assistant to the president, was re- elected board secretary while Beth Patrick, chief financial officer and vice president for administra- tion, was appointed trea- surer. Dr. DeMoss offered the spotlight as he high- lighted MSU's Academic Affairs. in his four years. There are a lot of great things going on at this university right now." With 27 .years. of bank- ing experience, Good- paster is executive vice president and chief oper- ating officer of the Citi- zens Bank in Morehead. Bachelor of Business Ad- In his report, Presi- ministration degree with dent Andrews spoke on an emphasis in finance in the University's activities 1989. He is in his second since the last meeting. term as a member of the The board approved Board of Regents. His tenure with promotion to term will expire in 2018. associate professors to: The board elected Dr. Jody Fernandez; as- Wayne Martin of Win- sistant professor of educa- chester, as vice chair. He fion (MGSE); Dr. Sarah Photo courtesy of Morehead State University He is responsible for the day-to-day management of graduated with honors from MSU with a Bache- Hawkins-Lear, assistant From left, Wayne D. Andrews, MSU president; John Merchant, former chair; and professor of education Paul Goodpaster, new chair. spring enrollment and per- Unemployment rates percent; Leslie County, fell in 109 Kentucky coun- 17.7 percent; Harlan ties between January 2013" County, 17.0 percent; and January 2014, whileLetcher County, 16.0 per- 11 county rates went up, cent; Knott County, 15.3 according to the Kentucky percent; Menifee County, Office of Employment and t5.2 percent; Bell County, - Nicholas County, 11.7% Robertson County, 8.9% Unemployment staffs- tics are based on esti- mates and are compiled to measure trends rather Training, an agency of the 14.8 percent; and Lewisthan actually to count the Kentucky Education and and McCreary counties, number of people work- Workforce Development 14.5 percent each. ing. Civilian labor force Cabinet. Unemployment staffs- statistics include non- Fayette County record- tics for January 2014 (not military workers and un- ed the lowest jobless rate seasonally adjusted) from employed Kentuckians in the Commonwealth the five county Kentucky who are actively seeking at 6.3 percent. It was fol- News Group region in- work. They do not include lowed by Boone and Old-cluded: unemployed Kentuckians ham counties, 6.4 percent - Bath County, 12.5% who have not looked for each; Woodford County, - Fleming County, 10.8%employment within the 6.5 percent; Scott County, - Menifee County, 15.2%past four weeks. 6.6 percent; Madison and Simpson counties, 6.7 per- cent each; Shelby Coun- ty, 6.8 percent, Daviess County, 6.9 percent; and Franklin, Union and War- ren counties, 7.0 percent each. Jackson County record- ed the state's highest un- employment rate -- 18.5 percent. It was followed by Magoffin County, 18.3 call the Physician Referral Line Matching you to the right physician at the right time is our specialty. Call today-- (ECES); Dr. Nilesh N. of psychology; and Dr. R. Joshi, assistant professor Duane Skaggs, assistant of applied engineering professor of mathematics. and technology; Dr. LeeThe Regents also grant- Nabb, assistant professor of adult and higher edu- cation (FGSE); Dr. Kelly Collinsworth, assistant professor of legal studies;, Natasha Davis, assistant professor of dance; Dr. Itza Zavala-Garrett, as- sistant professor of Span- ish; Dr. Sanjeev Adhikari, assistant p.rofessor of applied engineering and technology; Dr. David Butz, assistant professor ed sabbatical leave to Dr. Thomas Pannuti, associ- ate professor of astrophys- ics and space science, 2014-15 academic year; Dr. Kristina DuRocher, associate professor of his- tory, Spring 2015 semes- ter; and Dr. Chien,Chih Peng, associate professor of finance, Spring 2015 se- mester. The members heard reports on preliminary e ire sonal service contracts.- The group approved a master of science in space systems engineering (MSSE) degree; campus master plan, personnel ac- tions; contracts for bank- ing service; second quar- ter financial report and' amended the operating budget; disposal of real property and reimburse- ment resolution. The next quarterly, meeting is scheduled for Thursday, June 5. Auxiliary Tenderloin Dinner and Auction Dinner 5:00 p.m. - ??? Auction begins at 6:00 p.m. Bethel Volunteer Fire Department Tenderloin, Baked Beans, Cole Slaw, Chips, Drink & Dessert $6.00 per plate Hot Dog, Baked Beans, Cole Slaw, Chips, Drink & Dessert $3.00 per plate COME OUT TO SUPPORT YOUR LOCAL FIRE DEPARTMENT IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN DONATING ANY ITEMS FOR THE DINNER OR AUCTION CALL 859-473-0970 Mt. Sterling, Flemingsburg & Soon in Winchester Advanced ca cer Care close to Home State of the Art ..... 1191Elizaville Rd. 1416US GE Medical Systems Equipmeo