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Welcome to Kentucky State University. Located in Frankfort, the state’s capital city, KSU has a more than 125-year tradition of educating students to make a difference in the world.

Our primary focus is attracting and educating talented students by having a dedicated staff and faculty with the diverse backgrounds and experiences to deliver on that commitment.

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Campus News

KSU Receives $15,000 From The Central Area Of The Links

On June 18, Kentucky State University President Raymond M. Burse traveled to Cincinnati, Ohio, to accept a special gift from the Central Area of The Links, Incorporated.

The Links contributed $15,000 to KSU’s endowment fund during an evening program. KSU was among other historically black colleges and universities to receive checks from the organization, totaling $205,000.

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KSU Loses One Of Its Own


The Kentucky State University community is deeply saddened by the loss of one of our students. Wali Clanton had been an involved and active student on campus, where he showed interest in and walked on last fall as a freshman member of KSU’s football team. A potential nursing student, Wali often assisted with the university’s Student Health Center activities and was always ready with a big smile.

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