Gov. Steve Beshear wants the state Council on Postsecondary education to conduct a national search for its next president and hire a nationally recognized educator -- an apparent gubernatorial thumbs-down for Beshear's former law partner, Brad Cowgill.
Cowgill became the council's interim president on Sept. 1, after he had
been budget director for Gov. Ernie Fletcher. Beshear, a Democrat, defeated Fletcher, a Republican, for governor last November.
Cowgill, whose interim term is supposed to end this month, is a Democrat, but he has been a lifelong friend of Fletcher's...
Friday, April 11, 2008
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