xt71c53f1s96 https://exploreuk.uky.edu/dips/xt71c53f1s96/data/mets.xml The Kentucky Kernel Kentucky -- Lexington The Kentucky Kernel 2006-09-20 Earlier Titles: Idea of University of Kentucky, The State College Cadet newspapers  English   Contact the Special Collections Research Center for information regarding rights and use of this collection. The Kentucky Kernel  The Kentucky Kernel, September 20, 2006 text The Kentucky Kernel, September 20, 2006 2006 2006-09-20 2020 true xt71c53f1s96 section xt71c53f1s96 MORE THAN JUST PASSING

Practices for the men’s soccer team don’t just stress
technical skills — they keep the players focused on the game






SEPTEMBER 20, 2006







Staff rep: Work-Life results not surprising

By Blair Thomas


The results of UK‘s recent Work—
Life Survey are an accurate assessment
of the opinions of most employees. ac-
cording to staff representatives.

“1 don‘t think there w as anything in
the results of the Work—Life Survey that
was surprising." Staff Senate Chairman
Kyle Dippery said. “We knew people
were dissatisfied and this survey just
gave us the opportunity to see how

widespread those feelings really were."

The results of the survey reported
that 30 percent of UK staff and 40 per-
cent of the faculty are dissatisfied with
their jobs.

Employees‘ main concerns were
salaries. research funding. university re-
sources. educational funding and do—
mestic partner and child benefits. ac-
cording to UK President Lee Todd.

The survey was conducted in Octo-
ber 2005. before issues such as the plan
for UK faculty to receive a higher pay


increase than the staff came about. but
opinions of employees regarding their
value in the workplace haven‘t

"I don‘t think things have changed
any since the time this survey was con“
ducted." Dippery said. “There were a
couple of issues that came up that had
people upset but basically people who
were satisfied then are still satisfied
and the same goes for those who were
unhappy with their role at UK."

Russ Williams. staff representative


Public safety key issue in debate

Mayoral candidates address students at W.T. Young Library

By Janisha Watts


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