University of Kentucky College of Communication & Information

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University of Kentucky College of Communication & Information
Type Public
Established May 4, 1976
Dean H. Dan O'Hair
Students 1,000 undergraduates (300 graduates)
Location Lexington, Kentucky, USA

The College of Communication & Information is the communications school at the University of Kentucky. The College offers the following undergraduate majors: Communication, Information Communication Technology, Integrated Strategic Communication, Journalism, and Media Arts and Studies.[1] Graduate programs are offered in Communication, Information and communications technology, and Library Science.[2] The College has over 1,000 undergraduate students and 300 graduate students pursuing Master's and Ph.D. degrees. The College is one of the fastest growing at UK and has one of the highest levels of extramural research funding at the university.[3]

The Grehan Journalism Building is home to the College's undergraduate departments, the School of Journalism and Media and the Department of Communication. The University of Kentucky's independent daily student newspaper The Kentucky Kernel also operates out of the building. Grehan also is home to the broadcast student newsroom where students produce a live newscast four days a week every week.


The College of Communication & Information features 5 departments, created by the merger of the College of Communication with the College of Library and Information Science.[4]

  • Department of Communication
  • School of Journalism and Telecommunications
  • School of Library and Information Science
  • Graduate Program in Communication
  • Division of Instructional Communication


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